To Leave A Legacy

This week my husband lost a relative who will be dearly missed. At every reunion he sought this man out, sat and shared stories with him for hours, and went home rejuvenated by his time in the man’s company. The man always had a story to tell, a testimony to share, or a bit of […]

Reunion Time

I’ve always enjoyed family reunions. As a child I remember anticipating the summer reunion every July at Jasper Park. As a fifth generation descendant of Cornelius Hills, who settled in the Willamette Valley in 1848 and who developed one of the first 640-acre land claims in the area, I was expected to come and join […]