Sarah & Wine – Willamette Valley Edition

Sarah was really patient with me when I decided to visit almost all the national parks in Oregon, in exchange I insisted ¬†on treating her to get to spend the last day in the wine region. We were flying that night, but we had all day to drink wine! We drove towards the Valley and…

May 18, 1980

On May 18, 1980 at 8:32 a.m., a magnitude 5.1 earthquake triggered one of the world’s largest recorded landslides, followed by one of the most powerful volcanic blasts in the history of North America: Mount St. Helens. That morning, twenty-three square miles of the mountain blasted sideways at 650 m.p.h. The temperature reached 660 degrees…