Tag: National Historic Site

Japanese Cultural Center

Saturday, January 18, 2020 Mr. Onishi, a petite kindly man, was my favorite grammar school teacher.  Our fourth grade class was unusual in that Mr. Onishi had this knack for gently gaining and holding attention.  He held our attention as easily as other teachers held chalk.  Magic, a child whisperer. In the fall of 1968, … Continue reading Japanese Cultural Center

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is located near the mouth of the Columbia River where the Lewis and Clark Expedition wintered from December 1805 through March 1806. During their stay, the explorers documented only twelve days out of 106 where it didn't rain. It still rains frequently in this area. … Continue reading Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Dutch Oven Demonstration

Dutch Oven Demonstration

Wednesday morning at Davis Mountains State Park (DMSP) was clear and bright. For the first time ever, I adjusted downward my water pressure regulator from 60 PSI down below 40 PSI. This park is known for high water pressure and I felt like 60 PSI put the plumbing more at risk than necessary. One of … Continue reading Dutch Oven Demonstration