Ode to Oregon – Garrison Keillor

Ode to Oregon Our people aimed for Oregon When they left Newburyport-- Great-grandma Ruth, her husband John, But they pulled up in Wobegon, Two thousand miles short. It wasn't only the dangers ahead That stopped the pioneer. My great-grandmother simply said, "It's been three weeks without a bed. I'm tired. Let's stay here." He put … Continue reading Ode to Oregon – Garrison Keillor

Touring the Oregon Coast

It was great to escape the heat, dust, and chaos that is my normal life these days.  Oregon was everything I hoped for and more.  The Pacific air brought back many good memories and made me yearn again to live near this amazing coast. The weather was perfect, the water was cold, and the seafood … Continue reading Touring the Oregon Coast