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Dori Kite of Sunriver Oregon

Dori Kite Red Chair Gallery Bend Oregon

Being a native of Bend, Oregon, Dori was first involved in ceramics in a Bend High School art class in 1969 and later with Tom Temple, who started the pottery department at Central Oregon Community College.  She always loved creating any kind of art but her favorite was ceramics which she continued to delve into through college where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Art from Eastern Oregon University.  After graduation from college, she was sidetracked with 'life' for 30 years.

After her son graduated from high school, she found herself back into creating ceramics.  "Clay, glazes and firing techniques became much more varied during my hiatus, and I was able to set up a home studio using an

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Sunriver Resort Central Oregon

Sunriver is located just 15 miles south of Bend, Oregon.  Sunriver boasts 300 days of sunshine, world-class golf, miles of biking and cross country ski trails, a marina where you can rent various forms of watercraft, swimming pools and aquatic centers, the Village Mall for shopping and two grocery/ convenient stores (Cottonwood store with gas and post office).

Welcome to Sunriver Resort Oregon

Sunriver Airport

Sunriver Resort Oregon Airport

Sunriver Airport is a private facility but open to the public.  The runway can accommodate general aircraft from small single engines to Bombardier Global Express.  100LL AvGas and Jet-A fuels are available along with a pilot lounge with restrooms, computer, and courtesy shuttles to the resort.  For more information you can call

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Will the market crash?

With continued low inventory and low interest rates, will the current market continue at this rate with above list price bidding wars, multiple offers and buyers missing out on their dream home?  Looking back around 2008, we saw a crash after another crazy market increase and you wonder if that will happen again.  Experts advise that it won't with the current (low) supply in demand.

With the pandemic came the realization for many that they could work from their home which also meant they could work from anywhere with internet access.  Thus the great desire to migrate to the places they loved to visit and make them their primary residence, Central Oregon is in the top places they are moving to.  Then the interest rates were

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Break time at Elk Lake Lodge Central Oregon

Snowmobiling is my favorite sport that I've experienced in my lifetime.  The great thing about enjoying the sport here in Central Oregon is that I can be on the mountain within a half hour of leaving my home.  We park at Kapka Snowpark and travel through Dutchman Flat on up to Moon Mountain play area which has the most beautiful views of Mt. Bachelor, Broken Top and South Sisters.  You can also park at Wanoga, Dutchman Flat or Edison snowparks, all have trails heading west to the Cascade Lakes Highway.

Fresh powder Todd Lake Oregon

While in the area you can travel the Cascade Lakes Highway and visit Elk Lake Lodge for a break, lunch or stay in one of their cabin rentals.  If you don't want to snowmobile to Elk Lake Lodge, you can cross country ski in or make arrangements

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