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For the Love of the Rogue

Most people think of rivers as recreational sites but they’re so much more than that! As I roam the Rogue Valley, brush and palette knife in hand, I see all the ways that water brings life to this region. The images here are some of my recent favorites from these explorations.    

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Open Studios: How Art is Made - Grants Pass

open studios how art is made grants pass 2017

Get inspired by 23 artists in 18 studio locations throughout Josephine County. Artist’s whose studios are located south of the Rogue River have their studios open on 9/23 & 9/24. The next weekend, 9/30 & 10/1, artists whose studios are north of the Rogue River have their studios open. Both days the studios are open 10 am – 5 pm. Tickets for the event are $20 per adult. The map of all the studio locations is the ticket. And for the first 150 tickets we have an Artist Guide Book, featuring photos of each artist’s work, and their artist statements. It is a 52 page, 6” x 9” book. Attendees can visit as many studios as they like, over the course of the 4 days. We also have a Preview Exhibition in the Grants Pass Museum of Art from 9/20 through 9/28. We have an artist opening (everyone is

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Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour Returning to the Wild & Scenic this July!

Paddle by Day –  Sip Local Wines by NightThe second annual Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour will return to the Wild & Scenic this July 18th-20th. Floating down the Rogue has never been better as Chris and I will be pairing Southern Oregon w…

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Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour Recap – "Will Row for Wine"

Twenty-two bottles of Southern Oregon wine floated the Wild and Scenic portion of the Rogue River this July 20th-22nd. Only empties returned thanks to the guests attending the first annual Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour hosted by Rogue River Outfi…

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2 Cases are Off to Float the River

Chris and I are gearing up to host our Rogue River Rafting & Wine Tour with Rogue River Outfitters. Two nights, three days on the wild and scenic Rogue River.Ahhh… this will be me soon.courtesy- Rogue Wilderness AdventuresHere is what we are pack…

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Tie Days RiverFest ‘11 in Shady Cove – June 18

Tie Days RiverFest 2011 - Father's Day Celebration in Shady Cove, Oregon

The third annual Tie Days RiverFest is celebrating Father’s Day with music, rafting, BBQ and just old-fashioned family fun. This year’s Tie Days RiverFest will take place Saturday, June 18, starting at 10:00 a.m.

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Still on the Planet

Buzzzzzzzzzzz, buzzzzzzzzzz, feel like such a busy lil’ bee these days. Most of you know I’m reading for a three month Winter Sabbatical down Mexico way. And ever since I returned from the Lake Alpine Women’s Retreat, getting prepared for this trip has…

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Plein Air "Dip" before Anniversary

Oh my, I realized I have missed talking with all of you for weeks. A busy, exciting time is upon me … birthdays, anniversaries, and preparing for my “Women’s Lake Alpine Journaling Retreat” too.Early in September my birthday arrives … and my honey …

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