Adventures in masochism

The team for "The Edge" from Melbourne’s The Age, in addition to forcing the use of heaps of definite articles, also has some of the funniest tech writers around. They know their stuff… but even more importantly, they have a clear style and a great sense of humor. They understand that tech is neat… but … Read more

Sound & Fiori & Lori at Jo Fed’s

Lori Fletcher is a jazz singer who does some gigs around Eugene here and there. I’ve known her for years and dig hearing her sing (her renditions of "Peel Me a Grape" and "Fever" have a way of raising the temperature and quickening the pulse).

Lori has been on-stage with some local faves such as Jon Crider, and this Friday she will be singing a special gig with Jon Fiori ‘s Sound & Fiori. Take in the music this Friday at Jo Federigo’s, at 5th Street Public Market in Eugene – here’s the details…

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The Mac Mini – bullseyeing for Wintel users

This review of the Mac Mini, and how it can complement my PC, not replace it, has me ready to buy one. And like the chaps say in the article below, I knew Mini was small, but "about that of a CD case, yet it is a full-featured G4 Macintosh"? Oh man am I in … Read more

How to recover your PC from an unnatural disaster

That chestnut about death and taxes has been updated to include the tech age: add “computer crashes” to the list. Backup diligently… but be prepared for the day when your computer pulls a version of what your car did that rushed morning where everything was on, and late, like you, but you hadn’t changed the … Read more

Reverse Dictionary

Oh, you know what I mean, it’s right on the tip of my tongue – bugger, what is that word? Now you can figure it out: Link: OneLook Reverse Dictionary. “describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept” The Reverse Dictionary is still in beta, so be … Read more

Wanna do a hiking tour?

Two folks will give presentation on walking tours in places including England, Ireland, the Scottish Highlands, the Pyrenees, New Zealand and Jordan. Thurs., 6 p.m. Thursday at Journeys by Ambassador, 190 E. 11th Ave. Link: Briefly: Travel Note – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA.


Posted by Anthony St. Clair on oneword February 20, 2005 10:51 PMIt was all about the redheads. The attitude, the flash of eyes the flash of sun off hair like lava like fire like sunrise. He could not hold back the grin when a fine witty word would blaze out from her, when she’d just … Read more

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