Boring was not Dull Aug. 9
Hundreds in the small community celebrated the state holiday with a party
Thunderstorms that raced across the state last Friday caused a slight change in plans for the first Boring and Dull Day celebration, organized by the Boring Community Planning Organization (CPO).
But thats why Boring is an exciting place to live and not as Dull as its counterpart in central Scotland.
More than 300 people gathered at Boring Station Trailhead Park, enjoying free ice cream, several types of music, visits with new friends and neighbors, moments of levity and dedication to shared cultures and heritages.
And the rain.
That made it interesting; the first measurable rainfall of the summer fell on Boring and Dull Day, said CPO Chairman Steve Bates. That only dampened our spirits a little, because everyone was having a good time.
With a quick change in the evenings agenda, everything that had been planned was accomplished just a little more efficiently, before the clouds began to drip.
Karen Craig of Gresham won the drawing for a nearly-all-expense-paid tour of Scotland. She purchased the ticket at the request of her mother, Shirley Roth of Alamogordo, N.M.
Roth, who will join the tour in mid-October, says she grew up in Boring and regularly watches the Boring and Dull page on Facebook.
Bates said plans are already in the works for the next holiday Aug. 9, 2014.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT