Barton Park, Oregon For Family Camping Trip on Memorial Weekend

Barton Park, Oregon for Family Camping Trip on Memorial Weekend TRAVELER  /  May 28, 2016  /  By ramblingwanderer /  follow Home / Travel It was a beautiful day for a drive across the state from Elgin to Boring. We arrived at Barton Park and were thrilled with the wonderful group camping site that was waiting for…

Ring of Fire Sizzles with Talent

Ring of Fire debuted this weekend at the Historic Elgin Opera House. It depicts Johnny Cash’s remarkable life story, and is told through his music.The cast and crew at the Elgin Opera House once again put on a performance that will be hard to beat. I don’t know how they do it, but they manage…

My View for March-April Issue of Northeast Oregon Business News

This is my letter to the readers of Northeast Oregon Business News.   These first couple months of 2016 have proven to be quite eventful to say the least, and we are covering some of those events on the following pages.   I hope you enjoy the article on the situation in Harney County, written…

From There to Where….Only Time Will Tell

The pictures in today’s post are a bit haunting to me. I’m sure we all have those times in our lives when we feel a little empty and stripped of our warmth for life. Why was I put into this world on the day I was born? Why not a century sooner, or later? Why…

Prayers for Peace for Harney County

  I’ve had mixed emotions today over what transpired on Hwy 395 last night. The leaders of the armed militia group have been taken into custody, unfortunately one of them was hell bent on dying in Oregon. He vowed to take his last breathe here. I feel sorry for his wife and his children. I…

Walking in Winter

The middle of January doesn’t always mean weather nice enough to go for a walk in, so when the sun popped out and the warmth came along with it, it was a perfect recipe for a walk around our small town. We chit chatted while we walked, checked the mail, talked about the nice weather…

If Winter is Around the Corner…Don’t Go Swimming in Wallowa Lake

One of my very favorite places to visit is Wallowa Lake. Whether it is summertime, when the place is buzzing with activity, the spring, when the snow is still on the ground, the dead of winter, when the entire lake sometimes freezes over, or in the fall, when the crowds have gone and peace and quiet once again…