Adventure Travel

A Photo Essay of the 39th National Farm Toy Show

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The National Farm Toy Show takes place the first weekend in November every year. Keith and I have been going since I can remember. This is usually his first getaway after harvest and he takes his list of what he is looking for to complete farm toy projects he is working on.  This year his […]

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Peace and Tranquility at the Red Cedar Lodge

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Picture a full kitchen that you can cook in, a deck looking out on the Cedar River, a path that leads to the water, a fireplace,  a master bedroom, bedroom and loft and you get an idea of what the Red Cedar Lodge has to offer.   There are three lovely log-sided cabin vacation rentals that offer room […]

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Sunrise Iron, Simply Exquisite!

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Eastern Oregon is one of the loveliest places I’ve been.  The hills, the ranches, and yes, the antique iron!  Some of the most beautiful pieces I’ve seen in a long time were found in Enterprise, Oregon at Erl McLaughlin’s Sunrise Iron.  Enterprise is located in the heart of the Wallowas, which is considered one of […]

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The Photographing Tourist, A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography, a must have.

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Majestic photos and sweeping landscapes and images that transport the reader to another place.  That is the beauty of David Noyes’ The Photographing Tourist, A Storyteller’s Guide to Travel and Photography. While Noyes shares advice on how to take great photographs primarily by immersing yourself in the place and connecting with the people, it is […]

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Marvin and Pam Brisk's Beautiful Horse Power Farm

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Is there anything more picturesque than a pair of Belgian’s hooked up to a corn binder cutting corn?  That was the scene I witnessed at the Pam and Marvin Brisk farm where they do all their farming with horse power.  “I started farming with horses around 1979,” Marvin said.  “I grew up with them so they […]

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