Month: July 2008

$15 Every Two Weeks – Getting Started in Saving & Investing

Think you can’t save for the short-term or long-term? Baloney. Think you could set aside the equivalent of a couple of lattes (or a couple of pints of microbrew, or a few gallons of PBR), once every 2 weeks? If this guy could do it, so can you. Link: Vanguard − Saving for retirement: One … Read More

Preserving the Summer – Canning 101

Enjoying all that summer harvest goodness? What’s that? So much produce you can’t eat it all? Time to start canning. Here are some basics: Link: Canning 101: The Basics | Lehman’s Country Life. "What do you plan to do with the extra that you can’t eat or enjoy at the moment? Preserve your extra produce … Read More

Cafe Maroc Open in Downtown Eugene

A Moroccan/African-themed restaurant in Eugene? Sure, why not. And when it comes from Adam Bernstein of Adam’s Place, hey, it’s going to be a neat concept. We’re looking forward to trying the place out: Link: Eatery serves taste ofNorth Africa: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.. "Cuisine remains the bottom line for Adam Bernstein, but the Eugene … Read More

Think You Understand Lane County?

You might be surprised. R-G colunnist Bob Welch has put together some thought-provoking factoids that give some great perspective on the beauty and quirks of Oregon’s Lane County: Link: Take time to explore Lane County’s beauty, quirkiness: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.. "Some perspective: Lane County is larger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined but only … Read More

Get Ready for Berry Harvests

Oh. Yeah. Berries galore. Coming to farmer’s markets, CSA shares, U-pick farms and your friendly neighborhood blackberry patch soon. Link: A fruitful harvest: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.. "Early blueberries will be ready the first or second week in July; raspberries in the second week in July and blackberries in the latter part of July"

50s-style Diner DickieJo’s Coming to 13th & Pearl

Seems like every restaureur in the city is going after Eugene’s 13th and Pearl area all of a sudden. First La Perla, the near Neapolitan pizzeria from the Beppe & Gianni’s whizzes, and now DickieJo’s, a new 50s-style diner: Link: DickieJo’s will have a 1950s flair: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.. "Jim and Phil West of … Read More – New Eugene Airport Website

The new site is a welcome improvement for travel planning in and out of Eugene. I’ve recently used its flight status features to keep track of one of Jodie’s flights, for example. The site is fast and easy to use: Link: New Web site for Eugene Airport caters to customers: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.. … Read More

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