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Is That A Rock Or A Sheep?

by Kimberly A. Cook                (Twitter@  WarriorTales)

Photography is one of my true passions and I was thinking about the photos I didn’t use in my blog last year. 436 more words

Warrior Tales

Cowboys, meet Thailand: a bizarre restaurant concept in the southeastern wildlands of Oregon that titillated

by Angela Perez

About three years ago, I was living in the high desert wildlands of eastern Oregon in Baker City.  On the weekends, I’d hop in my little car and drive up and down rocky dirt trails to explore the buttes, gorges, mountains, basalt rock formations, and lava pits across this epic and lonely landscape. 846 more words

Is this real life: Boardman Tree Farm

BOARDMAN, ORE. – Funny enough, I first learned of this amazing forest of Poplar trees, on Instagram. Ever since my first visit to Oregon, to visit the Oregon Caves, I’ve been in love. 220 more words


How I got attacked by a bear in Harney County, Oregon

by Angela Perez

Since I’ve moved back to my beloved Raleigh, NC, many of you have asked me about my recent, brief two-year stint in Oregon.  1,560 more words

Literary Salon

Wallowa River Loop (7/23/2015-7/28/2015)

(Original post date: 7/29/2015)

In my last post, I expressed my deep disappointment in getting turned down for the Wonderland Trail. Now I can say, without a doubt, that I’m glad we got turned down. 2,843 more words

Outdoor Adventures

Ready, Set, Go!

(Original post date: 7/21/2015)

After getting turned down for a wilderness permit to do the Wonderland Trail, I was uncertain about where to go instead. I’d already spent weeks poring over maps, books, and numerous trip reports. 324 more words

Outdoor Adventures

A Trip Planning Snafu in Eastern Oregon

Despite my recent post on tips for hitting your hike quota despite the winter weather, this past weekend offered up some unexpected weather obstacles and has slightly persuaded me to take the hiking and backpacking trips down a notch to focus on activities better suited for the season. 794 more words