Category Archives: Oregon

The Downside to Travel Writing (Manzanita, Or.)

Somebodyisfromhere.com is in law school. Naturally, he intends to be a law abiding citizen and follow all necessary model rules. Nevertheless, there’s one downside to having an online conversational travel magazine.

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Boring, Or.

A town can be both Boring and “An exciting place to live.” So it goes in Oregon with town and motto. The town was actually named after William H. Boring a Union veteran in the Civil War who settled there. … Continue reading

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Sweet Home, Or.

In fact, Sweet Home’s nickname is The Gateway to the Santiam Playground. Santiam Playground may very well sound like a goth strip club, but … well, Somebodyisfromhere.com couldn’t find where that word originated.

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Aloha

Having an island name in the Mainland is pretty cool. It’s not inexplicable like Grand Island, Nebraska. It’s just sorta quirky like giving your child a name that doesn’t match child’s ethnicity. That’s the coolness of Aloha, Oregon. Or, at … Continue reading

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