[LMB] Weather, seasons, etc (was Typos)

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 16:48:29 BST 2011


You seem to have missed that Oregon has a nicely active rattlesnake
population (including, oddly enough, one hill between Stayton and Lyons on
Hwy 22 as well as a hill outside of Eugene), and I'm pretty sure we've got
brown recluse spiders around here somehere. The Willamette Valley and Coast
do not comprise the whole of Oregon.

I definitely agree with you about the coastline - especially the Columbia
River bar, home of the USCG National Motor Lifeboat School.

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:18 AM, <beatrice_otter at haugensgalleri.com> wrote:

> I come from an outdoorsy family, and we live in Oregon.  There are no
> poisonous snakes or spiders on land, nor anything dangerous like jellyfish
> in the sea.  On land, you worry about people knowing where you are so they
> can send out the search party if you get lost, and carrying enough
> food/water.  At sea, you worry about sneaker waves and drowning.  That's
> about it.  (Of course, having some of the most dangerous coastline and
> tides in the US--we're where they send the coast guard to train--that
> requires constant vigilance, but it's not about looking out for critters.)
> Beatrice Otter

Jeff Shultz
A railfan approaches a grade crossing hoping that there will be a train.

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