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  Wordless Wednesday - Winter Rainbow   I'm always on the lookout for a great rainbow to photograph. With the extremely icy, rainy and snowy weather we've had lately, this rainbow was an especially welcome sight. Of course, if it really signified the end of the rain, it would be even better, but ...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Speechless Sunday - Full Moon Setting   I took this photo this last week while the moon was full. It's actually in the morning, just after I dropped one of our sons off at school, so it is just before the moon set behind the mountains. I also love the silhouette of bare branches against a dark ...

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  Double Header Free Throw Contest In Hood River Next Sunday   The Knights of Columbus and the Hood River Elks Club will be holding their Free Throw Contest Next Sunday, January 22nd at Wy-East Middle School, 1 to 4 p.m. Area youth, ages 8 to 14 are eligible to participate.   There will also be a...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
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  Wordless Wednesday - Sunrise Over Hood River, Oregon   I took this photo this morning in Hood River, just before the sun rose over the horizon. I couldn't believe the range of reds, purple and blues... even more amazing in person than I was able to capture in this photo. At least this is a tast...

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  Wordless Wednesday - Winter Mt. Hood From The Hood River Bridge   I shot this photo driving home from a client's house late on Sunday afternoon. It is taken from the Hood River Bridge as I crossed the Columbia River from White Salmon, Washington, to Hood River, Oregon. Yes, I drove and photogra...

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  Wordless Wednesday - Big Red Barn   I love to photograph what I like to refer to as pure "Americana", things in my daily life, where I live and the places I visit that represent home and America to me. This is a barn I pass every day on my way into town, along Highway 35, just outside Pine Grov...

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  A Lovely Lady Just Looking For a Comfy Lap... Meet Mini Pearl   Mini Pearl is a beautiful Chihuahua mix with gorgeous, unique markings. She is about 3 years old and maybe 10 pounds of calm, patient, dignified pup. Mini Pearl just loves people and always enjoys a good walk. She would make such a...

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    A Taste Of The Columbia River Gorge At The Springhouse Cellar Winery, Hood River   The Springhouse Cellar Winery is yet another great example of the many exquisite wines produced in the Columbia River Gorge. Quickly becoming better known in wine circles, the Hood River Valley in particular bo...

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  Ring In The New Year On Board The Mt. Hood Railroad!     This is one unique way to ring in 2012... onboard the Mt. Hood Railroad. The evening features popular local band "Straight Up", jamming out classic rock throughout the trip. Dance or mingle through the train and don't miss a variety of ho...

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  All Aboard The Polar Express! At The Mt. Hood Railroad     What better way to experience the spirit and wonder of Santa than onboard the Polar Express? Children of all ages will be entranced as you read along with the classic story as the train makes its way to the "North Pole". Sing along with...

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  G. Willikers! A Whimsical Store Full OF Holiday Toys!   G. Willikers, in Hood River, is the ultimate store to shop for holiday toys. It stocks a lot of the standards, like legos and such, but is full of creative and unique finds, as well. Browsing the store is half the fun. There is also a huge...

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  Speechless Sunday - It's Never Too Early To Start - Little Guys Wrestling   Yesterday our boys wrestled in the Hood River Wrestling Club's December Tournament. While there I loved watching the really little guys wrestling. These photos aren't super clear since I took them from all the way acros...

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  This Guy Just Needs Some Love & Devotion... Meet Pupper!   This poor guy was abandoned when his owner unexpectedly moved. Luckily a neighbor stepped in to take care of him, but can't keep him long term so Pupper is looking for a new forever home. Pupper is about three years old and is a lab mix...

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  Camp Jingle Bells! Hood River County School District Community Education   Parents looking for something for younger kids to do during winter break need look no further. The Hood River County School District Community Ed. Department presents... Camp Jingle Bells!  Register your child now for ca...

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  The Skylight Theatre in Hood River Presents FREE Christmas Movies!     Now that the kids are out of school for Winter Break, take them to free Christmas movies all next week in Hood River. Starting on December 19th at noon, the Skylight will show "The Santa Clause", followed by "The Polar Expre...

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  Speechless Sunday - The Duck in Hood River... The Season For Giving   "The Duck" is a clothing store in downtown Hood River offering clothing and accessories for the whole family. The store is located in a classic Victorian home built in 1893, but dressed up for the holidays, it becomes downrig...

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  Speechless Sunday - Oak Street Hotel All Decked Out For Christmas   The Oak Street Hotel is a classic Victorian hotel in downtown Hood River and they really go all out decorating for the holidays. Built in 1909, the hotel has been impeccably restored to its former glory and is situated in the h...

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  If An Older Lady Is Your Style... Meet Sandy!   This sweet lady finds herself at the shelter later in her life as her owner's living situation changed and she had to be given up. Sandy is about 11 years old, about 15 pounds and an AKC registered poodle. She is very smart, playful and bouncy. Sa...

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  Friday's Foto - Ready To Ring In The Holidays   This is our 11-year-old son, Ben, in his Christmas hat and Gretchen's chihuahua, Jessa, in her new Christmas dress, ready to head to the Hood River Christmas Parade last Friday. We just love this time of year and I think Ben's eyes are just shinin...

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  Good News Gardening Helps Dress Up The Holidays   Preparing for the holidays brought another visit to our favorite Hood River nursery, Good News Gardening. Offering a huge variety of fresh Christmas trees, the nursery brings in fresh trees weekly in every shape and size imaginable. They even of...

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