HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Day marked by, what else, riding the bike

Written November 19th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Several times a week I take the bike along the Dave Clark Riverfront Path in Albany. That’s what I did again on Sunday because I wanted to take advantage of the weather, which was exceptionally fine.


Wood-chip path: Not great for bikes

Written April 28th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

That’s a swell-looking new pathway along the Willamette River between Bowman and Eads parks in Albany. Only trouble: The thick layer of wood chips means you can’t ride a bike there.


On the riverfront path: Fire in a big tree

Written June 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you go west on Albany’s Dave Clark Riverfront Path, on your right just before you cross under the Lyon Street Bridge you see this partially burned-out cottonwood trunk .


The changing scene near Bowman Park

Written November 26th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If you haven’t been to Bowman Park in Albany since the summer, you may be surprised, the next time you go, by how the view at the entrance to the park has changed.


 
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