Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Kam Wah Chung Chinese Heritage Museum in John Day, OR

The Kam Wah Chung Chinese Heritage Museum in John Day, OR

My family recently went on a fun camping trip to the Painted Hills and John Day River. We stopped in one of the coolest little museums I’ve seen in a long time, the Kam Wah Chung Museum in John Day. There is a really informative interpretive center, but the amazing part is getting a tour(…)

A Story for a Trip Up the Gorge

A Story for a Trip Up the Gorge

With summer road trips coming up, I keep thinking of local native American creation stories that I heard as a kid and have retold to my kids. Now, I am not Native American – I’m an Italian, Swedish, English, German mutt, but these are stories I must have heard in school growing up in Oregon.(…)