Category Archives: Lake Oswego lifestyle

Celebrate National Book Lovers Day With These “Lake Reads”

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day so I decided to create a “Lake Reads” list—Lake Oswego’s answer to all those “Best Beach Reads” lists you see going around. Take advantage of the lazy days of summer while we still … Continue reading

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Why There Is No Better Place To Be Than Lake Oswego in the Summer

It’s almost officially summer and if you find yourself in Lake Oswego, consider yourself lucky. Why? Let me give you a few reasons. THE BEST IS YET TO COME. If you lived in southern California, you’d be experiencing “June Gloom,” … Continue reading

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Poetry Boxes in Lake Oswego Celebrate Poetry Every Day

April is National Poetry Month and in Lake Oswego, that is something to celebrate. Why? Well, for one thing, Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford called Lake Oswego home. Add to that the fact that the First Addition-Forest Hills Neighborhood Association … Continue reading

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What to Do With Your Stuff After Spring Cleaning Your Home in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Spring is in the air which means that if you’re like the majority of Americans, you will do some form of spring cleaning. This annual tradition, in which 69% of recently surveyed Americans partake in, has its benefits. Another Harris … Continue reading

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10 Things About Lake Oswego That Make Me Smile

Village Baskets going up. To me, this is a harbinger of summer in Lake Oswego which, as you’ll probably be able to tell from this list, is my favorite season here. But it also is a testament to the generosity … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Money.Com Ranked Lake Oswego as One of the Best Cities to Live in the United States

If Money staff writer Leslie Cook had come to me when researching her story on the Best Places to Live in the U.S., I could have saved her a lot of running around. All she needed to do was read … Continue reading

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5 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in October

ART SALE BENEFIT. Local artists have donated a variety of pieces including paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry and garden art to benefit the Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine, a free health clinic serving uninsured and low-income residents of Clackamas County. The sale … Continue reading

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How the City of Lake Oswego Is Helping Residents Think Globally, Act Locally

Coming off a summer of record heat in the Portland metro area and a record-setting wildfire in southern Oregon, news of the U.N.’s latest report on climate change might have left us all wondering, “What’s a person to do?” The … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ve Learned About Lake Oswego On My Covid-19 Walks

I’ve lived in Lake Oswego for over 30 years and been a Realtor here for just as long. And yet, this past year, after exploring Lake Oswego on foot during my daily walks, I’ve discovered things about it that I … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Do Something Nice Day

Monday, October 5 is National Do Something Nice Day. It sounds like the perfect prescription for a country mired in divisive political battles on so many levels. Besides being good for someone else, and good for the collective mental health … Continue reading

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