Until Next Time

In Oregon I Learned to Live

To me the letters in Oregon stand for Overlooks, Ridges, Evergreens, Gorges, Outstanding vistas, and Nature.

Of Blackberries

The blackberries of my childhood are gone, replaced by houses and driveways and above-ground swimming pools and swingsets. But there are blackberries all around if you know where to look, and we still go out together to fill our buckets.

Growing Up Golf

I was born in 1960 in the center of town—not literally, but culturally. Prineville Golf and Country Club was the center of the Prineville universe.

Nurtured by Wind and Sand

“It’s OK to wake up smiling.” That was how the Oregon Coast made me feel.

When the Moon Landed in Oregon

He wanted to become a traveling neon sign salesman. He wanted to bring neon to every nook and cranny of Oregon.