These are sites that belong to friends of mine or sites that I visit frequently. They come with my 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed Seal of Approval.

Drew Barnard

MileTwo, a Christian-based blog by Jeremy Anderson

Ifish, an online community of fishers and general outdoors-people in the Northwest and around the world

Stromtroopers, an online community of aficionados of the Suzuki V-Strom

Woot! Keep your eyes peeled for a WootOff

Get Rich Slowly, I found this blog as a plug-in to iGoogle.  They live somewhere over in the Westmoreland area of Portland and while some of their advice is pedantic, some of it is pretty good.