Tag Archives: Spencer’s Butte

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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Footwear challenges, town run steelhead

After spending the past couple years in NYC, my brother hasn’t acquired the proper footwear for Eugene, Oregon: We spent the evening with Rob from Angler’s Book Supply on the Eugene town-run, fishing for steelhead. We tried swinging flies, but … Continue reading

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Struggling to find a better morning routine

Yesterday I woke up early and decided to go hiking before work. My plan was to start up the hill in the early morning, get a little exercise and perspective to start the day. But the logistics of it didn’t work:  At … Continue reading

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Moody pics from yesterday’s Spencer’s Butte hike

I got to lay off the polarizing filter, at least till the sun comes back out. Depressing photos — but the mushrooms are cool.

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