Articles by Marie Melsheimer

six of 6 Articles
  Category Content Type

The Best of Bend Brewfest

July 22nd, 2017

This time of year, every weekend in Bend is filled with food, music, festivals and events of all kinds. Each has its…

, , , Oregon Story

Celebrating the Seasons in Southern Oregon

May 31st, 2017

While our beautiful state is known for year-round fun, I recently re-discovered the beauty and variety that Southern…

, , , , Itinerary

My Happy (JOYful) Place

February 28th, 2017

Living east of the Cascades is fantastic. Like so many other people I live here for about 150 good reasons and most of…

, , , Oregon Story

Take It on the Fly in the Old Mill District

November 6th, 2016

Fall is a time of change in the high desert. We have beautiful blue sky and sunny days mixed with the crisp cool air of…

, , , Oregon Story
LSA Ariel View

Sounds of Summer at Les Schwab Amphitheater

January 26th, 2016

For me, nothingscreams summertime more than sitting under the sky listening to live music from some of my…

, Oregon Story

10 Things to Do in Bend’s Old Mill District

August 11th, 2015

As a sixth-generation Oregonian, and an on-again, off-again resident of Bend since 1977, sometimes it’s easy for me…

Oregon Story

About Author Marie Melsheimer

Marie is a 6th-generation Oregonian who traces her roots back to the Oregon Trail. When she’s not obsessing over grammar and the English language in general, she enjoys Central Oregon’s seasons with her husband, son and three dogs by embarking on a variety of outdoor activities.

Win a Pendleton Blanket


Subscribe to the Travel Oregon email newsletter and be entered to win a commemorative Crater Lake Pendleton Blanket.

Click here for terms and conditions.

You're almost there!
Click the link in the email we just sent you to confirm your subscription.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.