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Leaving Oregon painting

I painted this acrylic on canvass board and called it “Leaving Oregon”. The little whitish/purplish crosshatching is actually made up of slivers of a giant U.S. Atlas that Katie and I used on our cross country drive, moving out to … Continue reading

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YOB live in Eugene

Last weekend I saw one of the greatest doom metal bands of all time. Eugene’s own YOB. A great show at the WOW Hall. Play this YouTube clip and prepare for the paint to peel off your walls. My crappy … Continue reading

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Cougar sightings in Eugene

Two cougar sightings in less than a week on this well-groomed urban butte. Grey moss hangs in wisps from the crackled doug fir bark, and I’m alert in my peripheral vision in a way I haven’t been, maybe ever. Looking … Continue reading

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Best thing going in Eugene: Perk Coffee and Espresso

Perk Coffee and Espresso: Cold extract Cafe Pacori coffee cut with coconut milk. Lemon Meringue Pie from Nib with black- capped waves of foam licking at the edge of the plate. A sidewalk table across from the fire station, Eugene … Continue reading

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Paul in the Cottonwood leaves along the Willamette River

Alton Baker Park, Eugene:

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Dickie Jo’s Burgers in Eugene — prices out of whack

I just had dinner at Dickie Jo’s Burgers — a new fifties-style burger and shake joint in Eugene. While the food was good, the prices were a little out of whack. I ordered a cheeseburger with a few extras and … Continue reading

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Obama Loaf at Eugene City Bakery

The Obama Loaf from Eugene City Bakery!

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Photos: Owen Memorial Rose Garden in Eugene, OR

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Clear cut? The science of Global Warming in Oregon

Last weekend, Oregon State University professors came to Eugene to discuss the science of global warming and how climate change is impacted by forestry practices in the Pacific Northwest. The program was called “Clear cutting the climate”. Mark Harmon, Richardson … Continue reading

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New lens for the Canon: EF70-300mm

Here’s to more bird nerd activity! I picked up my first telephoto lens today, a Canon EF70-300mm. I tried to get out to Fern Ridge Wildlife Refuge to take some shots, but the entire damn place is shut down in the … Continue reading

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