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All Terrain

All terrain. There’s tire marks on this sculpture. Wide tire marks. Like, you know, from a mountain bike. I’d love to see what they’re doing off of this. 6 more words

Oregon Photos


Heretics, Salem Witches & the Naked Quaker.

Brothers Thomas and William Wardwell were early followers of the enormously progressive female minister Anne Hutchinson (I am also her direct descendant). 752 more words



European Royalty, American Colonists, Pioneers, & Politicians.

Reginald Foster (My 10th Great-Grandfather), the first of the Foster name to arrive in the New World, came to this country from Exeter, Devonshire, England, and crossed the water in one of the ships embargoed by King Charles the First. 1,146 more words


July 23, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

As war loomed, the day’s headlines reflected the coming conflict:

Russia In Danger of Civil War
Situation Is Alarming; 160,000 Strikers in Capital; Industries Stopped… 975 more words


Vacation! Because We Live Dangerously

Ryan had to go to Salem and since there is a Target within minutes of Salem, I had no choice but to offer my company. Then we decided to take the kids and get a hotel for two nights and make a mini-vacation out of it.  1,842 more words

Averting a Crisis by Caring and Sharing

Sometimes a caring response is the best way to cool off an emerging crisis.

As reported in the Statesman-Journal newspaper, workers at a Salem, Oregon office building removed a disabled visitor under difficult circumstances. 495 more words

Crisis Communication