Crater Lake National Park might be called the tour-de -orce national park. It is Oregon's great one-act play, a volcanic crater left over from a major eruption.
Beauty of nature in a high-desert setting and diverse outdoor sports attract visitors to the Bend region of Central Oregon.
The "dude" or guest ranch vacation continues to flourish in several western states despite the visible threat of urbanization and the invisible threat of skyrocketing liability insurance costs.
For more than 30 years my four sisters and I, accompanied by our parents, spouses, significant others, and children, gathered for an annual summer family reunion.