Color Makes My World

This week the first of the camellias popped open—bright pink, lacy flowers that cluster among the satiny green leaves. They joined the daffodils who already stand like trumpeters along a parade route, their cheery yellow petals little bursts of sun around the yard. I’m in love with color—everywhere it appears. And what’s  more important, I […]

Where Butterflies Thrive

 The Butterfly Pavilion, maintained by the Elkton (Oregon) Community Education Center (ECEC) located on Highway 38 west of I-5, captured our interest Labor Day Weekend. The Center maintains gardens and trees, as well as a domed enclosure that hatches and supports several butterfly species throughout the summer season.  Visitors enter the enclosure to view the […]