Category Archives: About Places in our Mission

Wild Horses Monument with the Assistants

For 3 years we have wanted to stop the car here and get out and hike up the mountain to the Wild Horses Monument.  Today was our last chance, so we invited the APs to join us for a hike … Continue reading

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Back on the Road Again

EVERYTHING is growing in central Washington right now.  It’s green and lively here.  Today we went back on the road again, for the rest of the week.  I often wish I could just put a camera on the dashboard and … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines in the Gorge

Each blade is 129 feet long!  They stand more than 350 feet high!These turbines are mesmerizing!  Here is some interesting information about the wind turbines that I found in Wild Horse Canyon by Vantage, where there are many more:Can you … Continue reading

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The Pioneer Cemetery in The Dalles

After church we went to explore a pioneer cemetery I’d heard about.  It’s up the hill by the Columbia Gorge Community College.  I LOVE OLD CEMETERIES.  I was excited to learn of this pioneer cemetery.  It was the perfect place … Continue reading

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The Maryhill Museum in the Columbia River Gorge

We headed south this morning to The Dalles for Stake Conference this afternoon.  We’ve been trying for 3 years to stop at the Maryhill Muesum along the way in the Columbia River Gorge.  Today we finally had time during the … Continue reading

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Rescuing a mouse in the asparagus field

I asked Pres Lewis to pull over so I could take a few photos of the asparagus fields to show you.  First thing I spotted was this little mouse stuck in a valve pipe.  It was so hot today and … Continue reading

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Heading to Othello, Hops are Hopping

This morning we were on our merry way to Othello for our last day of interviews this transfer.  As we drove through Moxee, we passed through hops country.  Here you can see the fields being prepared for the hops to … Continue reading

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