Tom in Oregon for a Visit! 




August 2011:  Tom Drives to Oregon

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Richard invited to tag along and go to Sarah's home for a "Goat Roast" with her family.  She lives outside of Salem and runs a specialty saw mill with her son Ben.  Her daughter Katherine was there as well as other son Reuben.


Ben, Ben's wife (sofa) and sister Katherine.


Sarah, daughter Katherine, and grandson

Sarah's onions

Lumber mill (Richard)

Panorama from the mill

She supplied the lamb for the "Goat Roast"

After the roast, we went to Barbara's home.  Linda has a new yellow scooter!

Barbara's old pickup


Harvesting bush beans (green beans) in the field next to Philip's.

Mulinohouse from Highway 213

My new laptop computer (left) and my old netbook (right)

Roberta's garden.  William set up a volleyball court in the field next to the garden.


On Saturday, we drove up to Mt. Hood and went on a private tour of Timberline Lodge, led by Caleb.

On Sunday we gathered for the Yoder Reunion.

Aunt Lucia and cousin Nancy

Me, cousin Marvin and Roberta

Yoder Reunion group photo

On Monday we drove out to the beach house at Road's End for 4 days.  Beautiful weather.  A decision was made to remove all of the pine trees along the front.  They have gotten too big and pose a problem of falling and causing damage.

We drove to Yachats to visit Mother's sister Anna Lou.

On my last Sunday, I joined the congregation of Smyrna on a bus trip to the Highland Christian Center (A UCC church).  It was a "trip".



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