June 20th, 2011


Eastern Oregon trip report, with photos

We're just back from a week in Eastern Oregon. This is a trip that Kate's been wanting to take for years, and I must confess that I was unenthusiastic about the idea until my trip to "Mars" showed me how beautiful the desert can be.

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Though it was all very pretty, I'm happy to be back on the soggy, populous west side of the Cascades. But it's cool to hear the names of these places on the radio news and know a bit about what they're really like.