A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

This might sting a little …

Written July 18th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

At first glance, seeing yellow caution tape in Albany’s Takena Park made you think that a venerable giant of a tree had been declared a hazard and was about to be cut down. Not so, however. It was a problem of a lesser sort.

Come summer, more shade

Written February 10th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

What are those new contraptions in Albany’s Takena Park, I wondered as I was riding past and saw them from the street. Four posts each, with connecting stringers at the top, like big four-poster beds.

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Whoosh! Leaf vacuum in action

Written November 20th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

With a vacuum like that, keeping your place clear of leaves this fall would be a breeze, assuming you could wrestle the big hose around, which looks easier than it is.

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