The Homestead House

2015-04-29T06:00:33+00:00

In earlier blogs I have recounted some of the history of Long Hollow Ranch and the Holmes family who were early and long-time owners and residents of this property. However, I have never discussed any of the details of what [...]

The Homestead House2015-04-29T06:00:33+00:00

Super What??

2015-02-01T07:00:43+00:00

Well, here it is the Friday before Super Bowl XLIX, being played in Phoenix, Arizona this year between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. I just heard a sweet young lady on TV talking about “sunny Arizona”. Well, I’m [...]

Super What??2015-02-01T07:00:43+00:00

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?

2015-01-22T08:06:00+00:00

There’s more to running a dude ranch vacation and bed & breakfast operation than riding horses and cooking chili. Of course, summer is the busy season with all the guests arriving for their vacations and getaways. But winter is the [...]

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?2015-01-22T08:06:00+00:00

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 2

2014-05-22T09:00:41+00:00

Installment II   No one knows exactly why the BBLLC was dissolved. But by 1918 weather patterns had returned to the more normal dry conditions and farming operations were much more difficult than they had been when there was plenty [...]

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 22014-05-22T09:00:41+00:00

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 1

2014-05-15T19:00:38+00:00

Installment I (You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!) Promoters were touting the land as wonderfully productive, covered with waist-high grass perfect for grazing cattle. Water was readily available, and the sun shone beautifully. So they came; immigrants from Great Britain, [...]

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 12014-05-15T19:00:38+00:00