Month: August 2007

Stock pantry with intense flavor in mind

It’s always good to have some good grub on hand, that takes no time at all to turn into a tasty meal. Here are some good items to consider for your pantry: Link: Stock pantry with intense flavor in mind – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Deadline cooking is all about the ingredients. Select the … Read More

New East Bank/North Bank bike path

The stretch of bike path between VRC and Alton Baker Park was closed for quite a while. Crews ripped up the old, worn-out asphalt, and laid a new surface of concrete. Today after work, with errands to run in town and around campus, I glided out of the office to the smooth, light-gray concrete. And … Read More

The Business of Writing: Taxes, EIN/SSN, What to Charge, and More – Round-up from Writers Weekly

Angela Hoy’s Writers Weekly (newsletter, website, RSS, forum, you name it) is one of the best, no-holds-barred writing resources available today. I’ve been a reader for years, and after realizing how many saved RSS feed articles I’d been stockpiling, it made sense to do a series of Writers Weekly round-ups. Check out these helpful articles, … Read More

Tonn Nua plays Sam Bonds tonight

From a release: Tonn Nua gets its name from the Irish words for New Wave. The band is a new generation of young musicians playing traditional music fromIreland and Scotland. They live in the wooded rolling hills of the southern Willamette Valley. Tonn Nua will play at Sam Bond’s in Eugene, 407 Blair Blvd. on … Read More

Self-Publishing & POD Publishing Round-up from Writers Weekly

Angela Hoy’s Writers Weekly (newsletter, website, RSS, forum, you name it) is one of the best, no-holds-barred writing resources available today. I’ve been a reader for years, and after realizing how many saved RSS feed articles I’d been stockpiling, it made sense to do a series of Writers Weekly round-ups. Check out these helpful articles, … Read More

Blueprint for a Brilliant Blog Launch

Great reminder that blogging, like anything else you build or set out to accomplish, is not all huzzah and glory. There are things to keep in mind, things to expect – and this article will give you a good grasp of those: Link: Blueprint for a Brilliant Blog Launch | Copyblogger. Launching a brand new … Read More

Retirement and college planning overview

Trying to wrap your head around all those numbers 3-letter financial acronyms? IRA, 529, UTMA — ugh. Getting Finances Done has a plain-language breakdown of what each is, and which you do, and do not, want to pursue. There’s something to learn here for everyone; I feel pretty good about my grasp of IRAs and … Read More

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