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Halloween Shop of Horrors

This weekend, I clicked on the link to a blog proclaiming, “why I won’t wear a sexy Halloween costume.” My initial reaction was, “this author is my people!” A brief reading proved that she was, indeed NOT my people, as she lamented the sexy options in the Halloween store. 221 more words

White River Falls State Park

This one wasn’t so much a hike as a wander. But a very cool wander through a desert canyon that smelled of warm sage, looked like fall, and was home to two beautiful waterfalls and the ruins of a cool old hydro-power plant. 244 more words

My Dear Son's Deer

In the world I grew up in, we fished for food. Some of my friends would give us moose, but for the most part, our wild food was stuff from the water.  203 more words

Steens Mountain -- Big Indian Gorge

Before getting chased out of Steens Mountain by the weather, we did a day hike into Big Indian Gorge. Although it was a cloudy day and we got rained on about half of the hike, it was a beautiful hike. 264 more words


Steens Mountain Road Trip

Last week, David and I took Ren on a road trip to Steens Mountain in Eastern Oregon. We drove through this part of Oregon in last April on our drive from Las Vegas to deal with PO box and camper order. 347 more words


Oregon Wilderness Areas (Northeast) 03/04-Sep-2016

As we’ve noted in previous posts, we have a project underway to at least visit all of Oregon’s 47 established federal wilderness areas  that we’d missed visiting in years past (less the two – Oregon Islands and Three Arch Rocks – that are closed to public entry).   1,459 more words

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Exploring the Open Road: Eastern Oregon and Washington

We set out on a mission: to see Eastern Oregon and make it to Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington. We needed a vacation badly. 3,037 more words

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