The Great Pumpkin Fever

The Great Pumpkin Fever

  Dear Linus:  I know where The Great Pumpkin lives.  And you can find him here every Autumn.  The thing is, though, you have to know the secret.     All year round, Sauvie Island is many things to many people.  But in Autumn, Sauvie is pumpkin paradise.  If...
Ode to My Old Canoe

Ode to My Old Canoe

  I sold my old canoe a few weeks ago. It was unceremoniously hoisted atop the new family’s pickup, money placed in my hand and, with the sound of gravel crunched by tires, off they went. With my old canoe.   I’m happy and sad at the same time. Happy that...