Month: August 2007

Writing/Publishing Rights, Contracts & Submission Issues 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

Real Deal furniture store on W. 1st

This business model fascinates me, and I can’t wait to get down here and check out the Real Deal: Link: Part-time store builds full-time anticipation – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. "The business model is counterintuitive, to say the least. A retail store that’s open just two days a week. On Thursdays and Sundays, no … Read More

Shakespeare in the Park 2007 – Romeo & Juliet

A great Eugene summer tradition comes every Saturday and Sunday in August: Shakespeare in the Park. This year’s performance is the classic Romeo and Juliet. Curtain goes up, erm, well, people start performing, outside in Amazon Park, starting at 5 p.m. Refreshments and snacks available, but bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy some … Read More

Corn, berries & more – Register-Guard food round-up

So much foody summer goodness: Link: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA.   As for berries, you’re in the right place at the right time Entree Notes – SATURDAY: The Wine Place – Highway 101 and West Fourth Street, Yachats. Taste pinot noir, pinot Meunier and stainless-steel fermented chardonnay from Amalie Robert Estate near Dallas, Ore. … Read More

Quick & easy blueberry grape fruit salad

I made this with blueberries and grapes, but mix and match whatever fruits are to your taste (or just happen to be around). Any berry should work, as well as apples, peaches, nectarines, etc. Some measurements are vague; I was working on the fly, knew what we had, and that I had to feed 3 … Read More

Oolong tea: J-Tea Leaf House opens at 2778 Friendly St.

Jodie and I love our full-to-bursting tea cabinet, but from the sounds of these oolong teas, we’d better get the kettle a-boiling and make room for some new brews: Link: A taste for oolong tea: A tea importer opens a retail shop in the Friendly Street neighborhood – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Chamberlain doesn’t … Read More

Central Oregon: Bend Badlands, Castle Rock Trail & Sunriver Music Festival

Couple of interesting articles from the Register-Guard’s Outdoors section. If you do head towards Bend anytime soon, by the way, also take in a show or a zillion at the Sunriver Music Festival, running through Aug. 18. Bend’s Big Badlands: Proposed desert wilderness area provides solitude, hiking, wildlife watching "While you’re in the neighborhood, check … Read More

New owner reopens Palace Bakery

A coffee roaster and a bakery, under the same ownership. Oh, the possibilities smell good – I especially like that there’s talk (but at this point, only talk) of busting down the wall between the Pearl Street Palace Bakery and Full City Coffee Roasters. That’d make one very nice, airy space: Link: New owner reopens … Read More

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