The Flock Behind the Rock

There are certainly cocks among the hens at Talus Rock Retreat, but this blog is dedicated solely to the fun and sassy chicks that run this roost. The flock, comprised of professional glad-handers and hearts wired for hospitality, offers guests more...
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Winter’s Here (but Summer Lingers…)

While winter has arrived, we can’t seem to forget some special sumer kiddos.  As you anticipate the upcoming Holidays, journey back with us and enjoy a Talus Rock Retreat ‘summer super kids’ recap: Another day in Talus Rock Retreat...
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Simply Elegant and Double Jeep-oardy!

  A most magical and elegant wedding took place on August 11th of this year–a picturesque storybook scene for the marriage of locals Jaimie and Ben Erickson. The stage was set with Talus Rock Retreat’s backdrop of castle-stone and abunda...
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Goodbye to a Family Friend

(contributed by Heather Pedersen) Choosing the next family pet at an animal shelter is no easy task; not only is not hard on the heart but, God-willing, it can be an extremely long term commitment, so it’s a decision not to be taken lightly. It was...
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Panda and Gigi

           Panda has a crush! Panda, resident hound and character, has a crush! Many times this summer, concerned guests came to me asking if Panda was stalking and about to get into trouble with the chickens (as most K9s undoubtedly would!). K...
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Pencil in Hand

“I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.” -Mother Teresa If you took the 600 million orphans and at-risk children in the world and had them hold hands, they would circle the globe 18 times. ...
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Google, Orphans, and Talus Rock! Oh My!

Matsiko’s “Little Orphan Anna” performs with heart and soul! I still find it hard to believe that last week I was boarding a plane to address 13,000 Googleemployees on a stage in Santa Clara, CA – the very same stage that hosted...
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