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Opalescent Sea: The Story of This Painting
The story of the oil painting, Opalescent Sea by Steve Henderson The ocean isn't blue, you know. Although on a sunny, cloudless day, the expanse of the sea looks blue indeed, when you get close to...
3/17/14 at 6:13 PM Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley 2/24/14 at 7:18 PM
An Adventure Up the Pacific Coast Highway
The next portion of our trip to California (see A Quick Day in the City by the Bay to read about our day in San Fran!)was making our way up the California/Oregon Pacific Coast Highway. We were ready ...
12/12/13 at 10:22 AM
The weather has certainly been cold in recent days, but locally, we have been nowhere near any record low. The record lows this time of year tend to be in the -30 to -25 degree range. One state that h...
12/12/13 at 8:48 AM
It was a great night of college football this Thursday with two top 10 matchups, Oklahoma and Baylor along with Oregon and Stanford and with the Ducks losing, that snapped their Division 1 best 18 gam...
11/8/13 at 12:50 AM
Gun rights and wrongs
This time, the stories are saying, it's different. This latest massacre in America has some politicians vowing to tighten rules on access to assault rifles, automatic weapons and clips with multiple ...
12/18/12 at 10:53 AM
"Geigle's 15 Steps to Effective Recognition" Over the years of training occupational safety and health for Oregon OSHA I've come up with what I believe to be 15 very useful and applicable "secrets" o...
10/16/12 at 9:08 AM
Is that what happened to Jimmy Hoffa?
I have heard many times that folks who were killed by the mob were said to be swimming with the fishes.After reading a story out of Coquille, Oregon about a farmer who was apparently eaten by his hogs...
10/2/12 at 9:46 PM
Back on the streets of Fargo this morning, my mind drifted off to far away places. In particular, I thought a lot about Portland, a city with a cosmopolitan mix of urban and industrial appeal. And ter...
7/25/11 at 8:21 AM In the footsteps of legends 7/24/11 at 1:04 PM
Run Forest Run 7/22/11 at 9:11 AM
A Grand time in Grand Forks!
Blake is on Spring Break this week from NDSU. Unfortunately for me, there is no Spring Break in the "real world". Deciding I deserved a day off anyway, I took Friday off from work and decided we shoul...
3/19/11 at 9:13 PM
What to do?
Canada geese are again in the news (StatemanJournal.com)out in the land of relatives, Oregon. For reasons which are largely unknown, part of the Alaska-breeding flock has taken to wintering in the Wil...
11/10/10 at 1:58 PM It had to happen 7/8/10 at 7:17 AM
Win-win in Bend 7/6/10 at 8:25 AM
Keeping Historical Buildings
I personally think it is sad that the old mansion on 1123 E. Superior St.is going to be torn down to make room for Walgren's.These chain storesare taking over our city even though I fill my prescripti...
4/26/10 at 3:12 AM
More edamame (and some rhubarb, too)
Today was the first day of sessions at the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference in Portland, Oregon. I've been here long enough to check out a few great places to eat. But fi...
4/21/10 at 7:01 PM