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Letters to the editor for September 2, 2013

Letters to the editor for September 2, 2013
 

Milchwagon Haus: A return trip to Dory’s happy place

Last week I laid the ground, so to speak, to tell you about one day that I spent up on the hill at the old Hofmann homestead.

 

The end of the season is almost here

If our weather patterns were “normal” we could expect our first killing frost in most areas of our tri-county region in September.  To anticipate this is normal, but to hope it doesn’t happen is at the heart of every true gardener’s soul.

 

EOU gains fans on trip to Portland State

Thursday night’s showdown between NCAA Division I Portland State University and NAIA 

 

Remembering the mornings of the first hunt

Normally, I like to use this column as a chance to promote a local outdoor or recreational club we have in Eastern Oregon.

 

Larry’s legacy: Smile at the storm

According to leading scientific experts at the School of Hard Laughs, there are 49 different senses of humor. There is the benevolent. The self-effacing. The sarcastic. The teasing. The critical. The mean and nasty. The odds of meeting someone who matches your style are about the same as Oregon’s voting in a sales tax or a tsunami striking Summerville.

 

Larry’s legacy: Smile at the storm

According to leading scientific experts at the School of Hard Laughs, there are 49 different senses of humor. There is the benevolent. The self-effacing. The sarcastic. The teasing. The critical. The mean and nasty. The odds of meeting someone who matches your style are about the same as Oregon’s voting in a sales tax or a tsunami striking Summerville.

 

Don’t hold firewood supplies hostage

Being the weather forecaster for San Diego TV has to be one of the easiest jobs in the world. “Sixty-eight degrees and sunny. Back to you, Joe.”

 

Keep Oregon Green — it has been my lifelong mantra

Fall is coming to Wallowa County — when the borrow pits are decorated with shiny cans to welcome the change of seasons.
 

EDITORIAL: ‘Sin taxes’ help balance budget

There is much debate, locally and nationally, over what is a sin. Some people’s lists are way longer than other people’s. For instance, is anything done in excess a sin — food, exercise, work even?

 
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