Eugene Poetry Slam season kicks off tonight!

The new season begins – Sat., Oct 23, Territorial Winery on Adams & 4th, Eugene – first slam of the season, featuring ALEX CHARALAMBIDES from Worcester, MA: Foolscap Books: Poetry Slam Sam Rutledge has a concise and accurate take on Eugene slam. Especially the “raw energy” a slam brings out of this laidback town, which … Read more

Bike in the rain…

Or don’t bike at all. Sunday morning is a rush and roar on the roof and windows. You don’t have to leave your warm bed to know it’s chilly and gushing down outside. It hasn’t rained in a while — and it’s been longer since I was going to have to go cycling in the … Read more

Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam

Ah, the joys of living in volcano country. At least the world can watch, live, as Mount St. Helens decides whether to blow or just belch: Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam – Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Last night I went to the cam page and got a little freaked out. There was nothing but … Read more