It was in America that the crosscut got its second name, “the misery whip,” as day-long sawing was truly a misery.
Don’t plan to rush through the Chihuly Glass Museum. Set aside at least a couple hours, and enjoy a truly breathtaking art exhibit.
This remote country with excellent water habitat helped keep the trumpeter swan from teetering into oblivion.
The simplicity and elegance of bonsai arrangements convey serenity, artistic appreciation, and a long view of time.
You can’t go wrong with the intense flavors of spring wines fron King Estates, Newman’s Own, Rodney Strong, or Columbia Crest.
The Wood River Valley has sunshine — lots of it! Great venues for food and wine — so many to choose from! Super alpine and Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, and sleigh rides galore!
December and January are packed with gatherings of family and friends, and often these times find us sharing good food and great wines or sparkle for the holidays. With gift purchases and events impacting your budget, the wines presented here are both delicious and budget friendly.
In recognition of International Merlot Day on November 19, do yourself a favor and enjoy an Indian Wells 2015 Merlot produced by Chateau Ste. Michelle of Paterson, Wash.
Tucked away in northeast Oregon near Enterprise, the Preserve isn’t off a freeway. You don’t come here by accident. People come to the Preserve because of the rich wildlife, the immense landscape and the solitude. Almost twenty years ago, The Nature Conservancy purchased 33,000 acres of the larger 330,000 acre Zumwalt Prairie, the largest remaining grassland habitat of its type in North America. And few people know about it today.
At 495,502 acres, the area has room to roam both for visitors and the animals calling this special area home. Managed by the BLM, “The Breaks,” as locals call it, is a paradise for hikers, hunters, equestrians, anglers, and boaters, with badlands sprouting out-croppings, steep bluffs, grassy plains, and, of course, the mighty Missouri River and its tributaries.