Category Archives: Lake Oswego lifestyle

5 Things I’ve Learned About Lake Oswego on My Daily Quarantine Walks

We interrupt this blog post for an important announcement: The Lake Grove Swim Park is officially open! This popular swimming hole in Lake Oswego is operating under new conditions and regulations including a 50 person capacity at all times, limiting … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Is Open For Business During COVID-19 Phase 1 Re-Opening

Drive around town during Happy Hour and you’ll see that Lake Oswego restaurants are open for dine-in as well as takeout business. And they aren’t the only ones re-opening their doors to the public. Gym members are signing up for … Continue reading

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Creative Ways Lake Oswegans and Others Have Been Quarantining During COVID-19

While things are starting to open up slowly, sheltering in place is still the default mode for many of us. I’ve noticed that quarantining seems to be separating Lake Oswegans and all Americans into two categories: the creatives and the … Continue reading

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Keeping Lake Oswego Beautiful All Year Round

April is Keep America Beautiful month which makes it a perfect time to reflect on some of the ways our city keeps Lake Oswego Beautiful all year-round. FOCUS ON PUBLIC ART. You don’t need to spend much time in Lake … Continue reading

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Ideas for Celebrating Mother’s Day in Lake Oswego While Quarantining

As we are all learning, celebrations are taking a different twist these days. From drive-by birthday parties to Zoom weddings, we are having to get creative and adjust. There’s no postponing Mother’s Day. It arrives on Sunday, May 10th this … Continue reading

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Love Notes Found in Lake Oswego During This Time of Social Distancing

It’s Easter Sunday and most likely those of us who celebrate that as well as Passover find ourselves improvising this year. I thought it a good time to spread the good news that I’ve discovered on walks recently. Time and … Continue reading

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How Challenging Times Bring Out the Good in Lake Oswegans

The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed life for Lake Oswegans as well as all Americans. Headlines are filled with more closings, more confirmed cases, more deaths and more economic woes. I’d like to interrupt the programming for an important message: … Continue reading

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5 Things We Love About March in Lake Oswego

There are lots of reasons to love Lake Oswego—at least 1,000 considering I’ve been posting 52 reasons every year since 2011! Here are five more specific to the month of March: THE ODD COUPLE. The Lakewood Theatre Company brings us … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why Moving to Lake Oswego is Good for Your Health

  By now we all know that being physically active is good for you. Did you know that your odds for being physically active go up because you live in Lake Oswego? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently … Continue reading

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Puppy Love is Alive and Well in Lake Oswego with 2 Dog Parks and 2 Off-Leash Areas

Drive around Lake Oswego and it will quickly become apparent that Lake Oswegans love their dogs. From dressing up their pooches in red white and blue for the Star Spangled Parade to taking them to a local dog park, puppy … Continue reading

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