It’s a headwind until you turn around

100_0655Riding your bike on the Oregon coast can be a lot of fun or a lot of work. Which it is depends on the wind direction, more than anything. Continue reading

Hey, this is NOT a dump!

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100_0622This is not what you want to see from any of Albany's riverside trails. But whether you want to or not, it's what you had to look at the last few days on a vacant lot off the Willamette river trail from Simpson Park to Bowman Park. Continue reading

Promotion’s OK but free speech isn’t?

The low concrete fortress next to the Benton courthouse houses the jail.

The low concrete fortress next to the Benton courthouse houses the jail.

Something is definitely screwy with Oregon's election law and how it's being enforced, and the news from Albany and Corvallis points this out. Free speech is the main issue, but so is the penchant by local government to try to affect the outcome when people are asked to vote on higher taxes. Continue reading