As you can see, the wildflowers (mules ear balsam root, yellow lupine, larkspur) are still superb, and in places, the grass nearly waist high. As the wind blew gently, memories also swirled in our minds, of our own travels, and of the remarkable journey of these hard working, enduring/endearing pioneers.
|mules ear balsam root, yellow lupine|
|Mt Emily, La Grande|
|Grande Ronde Valley, Mt Emily, Mt Harris|
|Oregon Trail, La Grande|