Monthly Archives: June 2011

Take me to the river

Excellent timing. A Discover Yamhill Valley reader told me there were kayaks and canoes for rent in Newberg. I called around to find out, and got Kat Ricker, the public information coordinator for the Chehalem Park and Recreation District. That … Continue reading

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Old stuff, but new to me

There’s an extraordinary amount of cool stuff packed into the Yamhill County Historical Museum’s two buildings in Lafayette. Look at photos, furniture, clothes, tools, toys — anything you can think of that will illustrate what life was like when Lafayette … Continue reading

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That’s beautiful! What is that?

I’m coming up on a year in Oregon. It’s so cool! And I mean that literally. I love how I can bike 15 miles on a June morning and still show up at my destination looking like a human being. … Continue reading

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