Tony Rice Day
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If you’ve never listened to Tony Rice … it’s time. You have choices – bluegrass, jazz, folk or dawg. I don’t care which but you’ll be surprised regardless. Bryan Sutton, another very fine player, put together a tribute if interested. … Read More

Geese & a woodpecker
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Walking along the bike trail around the mill race … which in places looks like this (sadly) These geese were sitting on top of a very tall cut tree looking, looking majestic (at least for geese) A lonely woodpecker was … Read More

Reuse! – Wind turbine blades in Ireland
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Sometimes something really cool crosses the feeds and it’s one of those ‘V-8 should’ve thought of that’ moments. In an article in Grist this am, they highlighted an effort in Ireland to repurpose old turbine blades for construction projects. There … Read More

Walking around town – early Jan 21
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Eugene is just one of those places you do not want to leave Other folks left their nests behind, but will be coming back soon (Great Blue Heron) This below is one of three osprey nests around Autzen Stadium. Unclear … Read More

A ramble, the moon and a sunrise
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Cold morning ramble around Spencer Butte on Christmas Eve morning Earlier in the week, the moonrise was perfectly clear And another day, the sunrise painted a dirty sky red and orange above our neighbor’s house

Great review of dollar value since 1971
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One of the better FX commentators on Seeking Alpha published a great piece on the dollar’s history since 1971 and where his team sees it going in the intermediate term. This chart is key to the post Key to the … Read More