Category Archives: Lake Oswego lifestyle

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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Six Ways You Can Help During This Wildfire Crisis

“How can I help?” That is what many Lake Oswego residents on Next Door, Facebook, and Twitter are asking. And it fits our profile. I remember when our family home flooded back in 1996, neighbors and friends showed up at … Continue reading

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Getting Creative in Lake Oswego During COVID-19

COVID-19 has required individuals and businesses to pivot to respond to the challenges that social distancing presents. In the beginning, my business met the challenge with a new set of protocols including virtual tours, controlled showings with limited access and … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Lake Oswego Is The Best Place To Be Right Now

When the pandemic first hit, it seemed like it was easier for all of us to count our blessings and find gratitude in the little things. Now six months in, and we’re staring at a glass half empty instead of … Continue reading

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How Covid-19 Has Reshaped the Walkability of Lake Oswego

Pre-Covid, I averaged 7,000 steps a day and many of them were acquired inside a gym. These days I’m racking upwards of 12,000 a day and the bulk of them occur outside on the streets of Lake Oswego. I live … Continue reading

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Enjoy this Low Risk Summer Activity During COVID-19 in Lake Oswego

NPR recently listed the risk involved in typical summer activities during COVID-19 and ranked going out to a bar or nightclub as extremely high risk. “Nothing makes this a good idea right now,” the authors conclude. But summer happy hours … Continue reading

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