Hood River Shelter Services looks to future
Hood River Shelter Services — perhaps better known as the warming shelter — is now in its eighth season, with a mission to provide a warm, safe place to sleep during the winter months, generally from November through early March.
New friends, exotic finds along the old Silk Road
Thirty-one years ago, we bought the dilapidated 1893 house across the street from Bette’s on Oak Street, betting that one day (once our kids were grown), we would fashion the old house into a boutique in which to sell treasures we might collect while traveling the world.
Winter is the coat we all wear, and it has hung on our shoulders for weeks now.
Sometimes, you can go home again.
Auberges and coincidences on the Camino Trail
As I round the year of my 80th birthday, we still occasionally have a wild hair or two of yesteryear. Maybe it is like Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in “Walk in the Woods,” where the two of them take off trying to walk the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail (AT) back East.
We met them in Kindergarten. Now, they are third-graders.
All December, community rallies again for FISH, Christmas Project and more
Clearly there is not enough space here for all the acts of goodwill shown by Hood River County residents for Christmas Project, FISH food bank and other project to help those in need.
Angela, a beautiful 4-year-old, was wandering the streets crying uncontrollably.
“The Twist and the Trees,” adapted by director Sullivan Mackintosh, is an enchanting family-friendly tale that speaks to the spirit of the holiday season.
This comedic play is both theatrical AND theological.
Helping farmers thrive in a ‘wild and unique’ place
“Ujire?” I asked the bus driver for the 15th time, butchering the name of the village I would be calling home for the foreseeable future.
“Es el dia de acsoi de grasia”
What’s your favorite Thanksgiving recipe?
Keeping Service in Sight: Local Lions club members stay busy with scholarships, vision screenings, container collection, Peace Posters and other projects serving community
Lions are busy.
The gathering was the first of its kind, at least in years.
Collaborations that began in the fertility of summer reach their reveal in the season of harvest.