Christmas Vacation… and Announcement

Oh yeah, computers… I forgot to go near mine the past few days. Which means I forgot to blog that Antsaint is on vacation till after the New Year. Duh. In very, very good news though… Jodie and I are engaged! Dates, etc., to be set. Thanks to many friends for support and conspiratorial advice. … Read more

Old ice cream parlour will become Italian pizzeria

When I first saw this headline — Classic ice cream parlour closes: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. — my heart skipped. I was scared to death that Prince Puckler’s had shuttered, but luckily, it has not. However, another Eugene ice cream icon, the Pearl Street Ice Cream Parlour, on 13th & Pearl, has closed for good. … Read more

Family Style Dinner at Iraila Restaurant for Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007

Spanish Family Syle December 29 at 6:30 $30.00 at Eugene’s Iraila Restaurant From the Iraila newsletter: I haven’t done some of these recipes in a couple of years — but am really happy to be re-visiting them before the end of the year. PLEASE NOTE… Drinks not included (although we will be offering Sangria!) We’ll … Read more

Editing Basics FAQ from Angela Harms

Editing is by no means simple, but I hadn’t even thought of how many different levels there are to editing. And I am an editor. Ahem. Luckily for schmoes like me, Angela Harms has thought a great deal about the many facets and levels of editing, and has even put together a helpful Editing Basics … Read more

Eugene Irish Festival Daytime Festival: Sheldon High School, Saturday, March 8th, 10:30 am to 6 pm

The daytime festivities of the Eugene Irish Festival include many talks and workshops, as well as great food, music and crafts: Featured Workshops and Performances (list subject to change, check out Irish Sea Shanties- singing workshop with Shay Black Irish Chorus Songs – singing workshop with Michael Black Songs from Dublin- singing workshop with … Read more

Eugene Irish Festival Evening Concert: University of Oregon’s Beall Concert Hall, Friday, March 7th, 8 PM

The first night of the Eugene Irish Festival includes at concert at Beall Hall, full of some varied Irish music: The Black Brothers (Michael, Martin and Shay) come from Ireland’s foremost family of song (brothers of Mary Black). They grew up in the Dublin area with music as an integral part of their upbringing. You … Read more

5th Annual Eugene Irish Cultural Festival – Mar. 7-8 2008

Looking for a weekend of good ol’ Irish culture, but right here in Eugene? Mark off your calendars for March 7-8, when the Eugene Irish Festival hits town again. Evening concerts on March 7 will be held in UO’s Beall Concert Hall, with the daytime festivities held at Sheldon High School. More about the Eugene … Read more

Monday Web reading round-up: Faster Google & 2007’s Best Web Designs

My favorite read from Monday is the first link. Sometimes people ask about this and that bit of code in a webpage, what it means for search engines and such, and this piece gives good, simple explanations: Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Answering more popular picks: meta tags and web search Google Indexing Even Faster? … Read more

Market panic? Here’s a little graphical perspective

Ah, 2007 — another year when everyone suddenly wants out of the stock market. Panic! We’re losing everything! Or are we? The past may not predict the future, but hey, at some point, the past was the future, so it’s worth taking a look at. This post, using graphs to illustrate market ups and downs … Read more

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