Respect Mitchell’s Limits

September 29, 2010

Central Oregon astounds me. It’s full of wonder with the Painted Hills, fossil beds, evidence everywhere of a long geological history – a potpourri of stones, peaks, wide valleys, cinder cones and other volcano wanna-be’s. Highway 26 across the state winds through it. But, frankly, it’s a bit short on polite rest stops. So we’ve come to love, even look forward to Mitchell, where they keep a decent public restroom across the street from a small park and just up the road from gas, groceries, and a restaurant. As kind as they are, however, the good folks at Mitchell have limits and want everyone to respect them.

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  1. Marcile says:

    I loved the sign on a public restroom in the Cotswolds last Spring:
    Entrance to the toilet is 20p
    Failure to pay may result in the door opening during use

  2. Thank goodness I just make the cut. You never know when you’re going to end up in Mitchell, OR!

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