Robert Burns at Library

By Lynn LeisslerMost of us enjoy dinners that include some combination of meat, potatoes, and vegetables. We may venture into other cuisines such as Mexican, Thai or Italian, but few of us will ever dine like the famed Scottish poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796). On a given evening he and his family might have enjoyed a…

Scottish treat at EP Library

On Thursday, Feb. 23, Maggie Webster, Scotland native and Eagle Point resident, will tell stories and delight those attending  with readings from the Scottish Bard’s poetry and songs. Her program will be in the community room from 4-5 p.m.  Maggie will also talk about the food served at a Robert Burns dinner and will explain…

Scout jamboree at Stewart State Park, May 21-23

The Crater Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America will be holding its Council Jamboree on May 21-23 Joseph Stewart State Park, 35 miles NE of Medford on Highway 62 at Lost Creek Lake. The theme of the Jamboree is Scottish Highland Games. The majority of events will take place on Saturday from 9…

Robert Burns poetry to be ready by Scotland-born Maggie Webster

We quote him more often than we may realize. Our popular expressions, “…the best laid plans of mice and men…” or “…would some power the giftie give us, to see ourselves as others see us…” first became immortalized by Scotland’s favorite son, Robert Burns. We probably sing Auld Lang Syne  every New Year’s Eve, never…