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Old 07-24-2009, 02:11 PM   #21
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I'd seriously consider Corvallis/Eugene if I weren't seriously allergic to poison oak. You don't really appreciate your skin until it falls off.
Corvallis has lefties AND righties because it is a cow college university (major ag studies). Lots of rural folks there. It's nice to hear both sides even when those who disagree with me are obviously incorrect. Hah.
Note: Lots of places have lots of poison oak/ivy/sumac, not just Corvallis/Eugene. I wish there was something that could be done about it.
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Old 07-24-2009, 03:56 PM   #22
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I'd seriously consider Corvallis/Eugene if I weren't seriously allergic to poison oak. You don't really appreciate your skin until it falls off.
Corvallis has lefties AND righties because it is a cow college university (major ag studies). Lots of rural folks there. It's nice to hear both sides even when those who disagree with me are obviously incorrect. Hah.
Note: Lots of places have lots of poison oak/ivy/sumac, not just Corvallis/Eugene. I wish there was something that could be done about it.
Come to Western Washington. I catch it, as well as poison ivy, but I never have up here. Eastern Washington a different story. Terrible along stream beds out there.

Worst place I ever saw was in the chaparral covered mountains between Palo Alto and Santa Cruz, like around Hondo or anywhere else for that matter.

Aren't there shots you can get to desensitize yourself?

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Worst place I ever saw was in the chaparral covered mountains between Palo Alto and Santa Cruz, like around Hondo or anywhere else for that matter.
Oh, good to know. DD is planning to take her kids camping at Big Basin this summer.

On Bainbridge Poison Oak grows only on a slope with southern exposure on the south end of the island, no where else.
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Come to Western Washington. I catch it, as well as poison ivy, but I never have up here. Eastern Washington a different story. Terrible along stream beds out there.

Worst place I ever saw was in the chaparral covered mountains between Palo Alto and Santa Cruz, like around Hondo or anywhere else for that matter.

Aren't there shots you can get to desensitize yourself?

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I'm going to start another thread so as to not hijack this thread about Eugene, Oregon. Sorry for the hijack.
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