Monthly Archives: March 2007

So long, and good luck

One of the guys at our office has moved on . After 14 years in the computer industry, he is taking a slower pace. Moving to LaGrande where he bought an old Victorian home that evidently needs a lot of restoration. And, to work on a youth church camp run by his in-laws. Helping at the physical site, and putting up a new web site for Camp Vista.
I will post this on the Links Page as well. Kind of a rustic place as I remember. We stopped there for lunch on Cycle Oregon 12, in 1999.

Old signs won’t fade away, just fade.

I have driven up and down I-5 for nearly 30 yeaDSCN3259.JPGrs. Near Scio there has been this old Food Mart sign. I don’t remember that there ever was an open Food mart at this location, just the sign. It is kind of in the middle of farmlands, and the speeds of the Freeway and lack of freeway access has doomed the site to a fate of a fading collection of….stuff. Apparently the food mart used to specialize in Ice Cream and Hot Chicken. Now it looks like the advertised special is a Dodge Durango. And brownies. Not sure if the Durango is still available but I am pretty sure you don’t want the brownies. It is kind of an eyesore that we just manage to live with since most people pass it going 70 miles per hour. Yet in a few more years, it maybe could be a historical site.