Elaine Rohse

"Rohse Colored Glasses:" Reflections on history and home life.

Rohse: To do, or not to do

I recently bought a book that claims to offer “the foolproof system for taking control of your schedule and your life.” Truth of the matter is that I am not in control of my time. I do not ...

Rohse: Civil War soldier told it like it was

The diary kept by John Ruby as a Union soldier during the Civil War of 1861-1865 is a revelatory story of that conflict in which more lives were lost than in any other American war. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's ...

Rohse: The story of a Civil War soldier

It is a true story, although at times it seems almost unbelievable. It is told by John Ruby in the diary he kept as a Union soldier for almost the entire duration of the Civil War, 1861-1865. Rohse Colored ...

Rohse: People do the nicest things

From time to time, newspapers are criticized for emphasizing bad news — crime, tragedy, turmoil — to the exclusion of good news. True, in the news world, happy stories may not be the ones that ...

Rohse: Through thick and thin, you’re covered

We Oregonians are hard to understand. We’re reluctant to go out in the slightest little sprinkle without an umbrella or raincoat, and yet we carry with us at all times the world’s most ...

Rohse: Wild pigs batter fields and forests

Humans work diligently to prevent numerous species of plants and wildlife from becoming extinct. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books and writing - ...

Rohse: Counterfeiters date to dawn of money

These days, you may be feeling a bit disconsolate about the low return you’re getting on your hard-earned nest egg. You perhaps are looking for ways to increase that rate of return. And, heaven forbid, ...

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If you’re planning to get a jump start on your 2020 gift list, Santa, here are some ideas. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books and writing - ...

Rohse: Hope may be the best gift of all

Christmas is our season of hope. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books and writing - and spends much time sating that fascination. > See her column Hope ...

Rohse: Fragrant foes battle it out in war of the noses

It was not really a war. There were no battlefields. Luckily, there were no casualties. No oil wells or large land areas were at stake. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse ...

Rohse: Finding the magic all around us is the trick

If there seems to be no magic in your world-weary existence, be assured —there’s plenty out there. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books ...

Rohse: The sociabilities of dishwashing

I like my automatic dishwasher better than the old-fashioned manual wash and dry. But of the two, that old-fashioned way is by far more sociable. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine ...

Rohse: Ranch of childhood remains only in memory

After I left home and went to college, I was so homesick I feared it might be fatal. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books and writing - and spends ...

Rohse: Many thanks for many things

Where shall I start? So many things for which to give thanks — and space and time are limited. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's Elaine Rohse is fascinated by words, books and writing ...

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