Activity: “Eureka!” we’re going panning for gold!

“Thar’s gold in them thar hills!” Living in the West we have grown up with colorful stories of pioneers and wagon-trains, but no story sticks out quite as much as the story of the Gold Rush. People risking everything they had to try and strike it rich! Southern Oregon is one of the most prevalent… More Activity: “Eureka!” we’re going panning for gold!

Book Review: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

5 out of 5 stars We have season tickets to the Oregon Children’s Theater plays. They are wonderful and often introduce us to new books and characters. One such book was The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This is the story of a China rabbit called Edward Tulane and he is given to a girl named Abilene.… More Book Review: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Activity: Wilson Ranches Retreat & John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (OR)

It isn’t very often that we get out of town on the weekends anymore, especially if we are not camping. My husband travels a lot for work and when the weekend rolls around, it is our family catch up time (catch up with laundry, catch up with chores, catch up with each other, ketchup on… More Activity: Wilson Ranches Retreat & John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (OR)