Here are some of our favorite trail building memories from 2016, building trails and trail bridges around the Pacific Northwest at places like, Stub Stewart State Park. Tom McCall Point. Hood River. Monte Cristo. Nesset Farm...and more... Have a wonderful holiday season from us at Twin Oaks Construction...
Steadiness. Patience. Laughter. Repeat The sounds of coyotes slip in through my open window here in White Salmon. The rain is letting up. Its time for rest. At home, in bed, I use a sleeping bag. It reminds me of being on the road. Simple. Straight forward. Time floats along when we are in the [...]
This morning at work the past Summer replayed in my mind. So much happened in a short period of time. Then I come back to my surroundings. Working under huge silver firs. They stand majestically, long past a human life, until they too crumble into dirt. When I step outside of my own mental chatter [...]
Completing a project gives me a lot of joy. The view of these two bridges and large timber wall almost done this week in Hood River. August heat is joyfully oppressive with sweat dripping off the tips of our noses. I’m grateful that I have been raised in a family business that provides opportunities to [...]
Trail building touches my soul. We often live close to our trail projects, thus creating a connection to the land that is far from our home. A walk or short drive to our work site. This has deepened my love for the Pacific Northwest and the people who live here, in rural and urban [...]
This is a picture of my mom, Krista in the early 1980's. The amount of dedication that she and my dad have put in over nearly 40 years of trail building business is what inspires me to push so hard every day. I'm grateful for all that she continues to do to help out as [...]
I live on the land where I was raised. The smell of the soil is familiar to me. I can walk the pathways without light in the dark. I have created relationships with the trees and the slope of the ground. The sound of the highway and the way wind whistles through those 100 ft [...]