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A miserable day today; as it poured rain all day long. After doing animal chores alone again, Carol and I fixed up the chick area, as we got new meat chicks. As we were doing this fix-up, we found a rat in the turkey pen, and were able to catch it without much effort. After working for 3 hours on making sure the area was rat/mouse proof, we ...
... a McMenamin's property we have been interested in visiting for years.
McMenamin's (of the beer fame here in Oregon!) has bought up lots of old, historical properties and renovated them into funky, interesting establishments to eat, drink and be merry, and Edgefield is no exception! The 74-acre property used to be the county poorhouse, and now it boasts lodging, dining, gardens, movie theatre, golf, ...
... perimeter was heavily treed to provide shade. In the centre was the water park, a long series of rocky steps upon which the water flowed down on one side. On the other side was a sandy patch for...well, whatever. No kids were on that side as the water was the draw. When Mel reappeared she was festooned with shopping bags and spinach smoothies. Spinach smoothies. 24 hours in Portland and she's already drunk the Kool-aid. More shopping. And then ...
... artwork from Scout Books. What these books do is combine the classic texts of short stories (Edgar Allan Poe, Virginia Wolff, Jack London, etc) and combine them with illustrations from artists. The books are small...pocket sized and cost $4. I really liked the idea! And the illustrations were great. http://landpdx.com/shows/scout-books Downstairs had a nice selection of paper and gift products. I got a couple of cute buttons. ...
... especially, are educated so that they come to know that there is life outside the fields and slums of Mumbai (Bombay), New Delhi and Kolkata (Calcutta); and, that this education allows them to focus on healing the environment that is tragically polluted, among other issues that need attention. These are ...
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