Entries by nestbend

The Western Juniper

Central Oregon’s beauty inspires in us a sense of belonging, of being a part of something larger than ourselves. Our neighbors are as diverse as the habitats they call home, and can teach us a great deal about co-existing. Here’s your neighbor of the month! Western Juniper, Juniperus occidentalis, is a very common companion of […]

The Land We Live On

In both real estate and life in general, trends can come and go in cycles. For instance, during the often-turbulent period of the1960’s, there was a very strong undercurrent. Many younger people were “dropping out.” Some of these turned to the comfort of rural spaces and land with strong ideals of immersion into organic farming, […]