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10 Lake Oswego Things I’m Most Grateful For

In the spirit of World Gratitude Day this Thursday, I’m listing 10 things about living in Lake Oswego that I’m grateful for. The title of my blog is 52 Reasons to Love Lake Oswego so of course there are many … Continue reading

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5 Things We Don’t Take for Granted in Lake Oswego, Oregon

There is a collective wisdom out there that says, “Realize what you have before it turns into what you had.” Lake Oswegans already know this, especially when it comes to these five things. ●A sunny day in January or February. … Continue reading

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Top 50 List Is More Proof That Lake Oswego, Oregon Takes Its Education Seriously

Lake Oswego has done it again. Made a Top 10 list. Well, in this case, it’s more like a Top 50 list. Business Insider named Lake Oswego the most educated town in the state of Oregon with 66.5 percent of … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Think Lake Oswego Placed in Family Circle’s 10 Best Towns for Families List

Family Circle magazine just came out with its list of 10 Best Towns for Families, ranking Lake Oswego right up there with the likes of Vail, Arizona; Fort Mill, South Carolina; and Oak Park, Illinois. They looked at schools, housing, … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Chivalry Is Not Dead in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Chivalry is not dead in Lake Oswego. For one thing, the Knights of Veritas will present an interactive educational demonstration of medieval arms, armor, combat, knighthood and chivalry on Friday, June 29 at 12 noon in Rossman Park at 555 … Continue reading

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Excellence in Education Has a Price and Lake Oswegans Prove Willing to Pay It

With school budgets cuts across the country, the creation of educational foundations to stop the bleeding is not unusual. “What is unusual,” explains Lake Oswego School District Foundation Director Mary Puskas, “is the success that we’ve had.” The numbers back … Continue reading

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Discover Why Parents Have Camped Out Overnight to Get Their Kids into Lake Oswego School District’s Scholars’ Alliance Program…And Why You Don’t Have To

I hate standing in lines but my wife and I have done it four times for our kids. Once, to get our son a coveted Wii when stores couldn’t stock them fast enough, and the other was to garner each … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego School District’s reputation adds to home values any way you look at it

Of all the factors that add to the real estate value of homes in Lake Oswego, the reputation of the Lake Oswego School District is one of the biggest. And if you’re a family with school-age children, it’s the primary … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Kids (and families) Love the Lake Grove Swim Park in Lake Oswego, Oregon

When my wife and I first visited Lake Oswego, Oregon, we drove by the Lake Grove Swim Park and jealously eyed the carefree folks who were spending their summer afternoon in a setting that waterfront homeowners pay millions for. Little … Continue reading

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