Articles written by Melody Carlson

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 By Melody Carlson    Opinion

It takes a village to raise a village

Last winter the news of a plan to “supersize” the Space Age gas station got the attention of many Sisters residents. Most agreed it was a poorly conceived plan. Not only would it be an eyesore upon entering town and worsen our ongoing tr... — Updated 7/18/2023

 By Melody Carlson    Opinion

CATS versus C4C – really?

I’ve lived in Sisters 28 years and love this sweet town for the same qualities we all appreciate—gorgeous mountains, majestic trees, recreation opportunities, celebrations of art and music. We purposely moved here to embrace a smaller... — Updated 4/25/2023


I had a dream…

OK, I realize it’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month, and I’m not making light of his “I Have a Dream” speech. In fact, I’m a great admirer. But I had a dream—the kind of dream you have while sleeping. In this admittedly... — Updated 1/12/2023


Living up to our name

No matter how the midterm election turns out, some folks are going to be mad. And sometimes when people get vexed, they lash out. I just hope that won’t happen in Sisters. I’d like to think that whether or not we agree on all things... — Updated 11/8/2022


Helping the houseless

I plan to attend the meeting on houselessness next Thursday, and am curious as to what possible solutions will be presented. As a pragmatic person, I hope it’s not only an awareness meeting with lots of talk-talk-talk. I think most of us a... — Updated 10/18/2022


Commentary... Staying in the moment

I recently tuned on the news to witness a historic moment — Prince Charles transitioning to King Charles. I listened to his speech then watched him greet and interact with his public. A moving gesture, but I couldn’t help but notice... — Updated 9/14/2022


The end of the world — and ants

Our new home was recently visited by teeny tiny ants. A neglected mound of construction dirt outside our kitchen became the ants’ new happy habitat, with an invisible trail that led them straight inside. While I enjoy most of our... — Updated 7/19/2022


COVID recovery plan

COVID has messed with my mind. Oh, I didn’t actually contract COVID and I know very few people who did, but more than a year of COVID restrictions has definitely changed how I think and act. And I know I’m not alone. I’ve jokingly... — Updated 7/13/2021

 By Melody Carlson    News

Uniquely united

I think I was in fifth grade when I first heard the phrase: “America is a melting pot.” Being young and somewhat literal, I imagined all these diverse people from varying cultures and ethnicities swirling around in a huge caldron,... — Updated 3/30/2021


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