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Photo Essay: And The Rockets Red Glare

The Procrastinators | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

The last segment of the 4th of July party out at Dexter Lake State Park brought us one more band, my favorite rendition of the Gettysburg address, and what is now my favorite rendering of the National Anthem

Photo Essay: Who’s Broad Stripes And Bright Stars

The Axis Salvation team joined the vendors as the only band that setup a merch table.

Part Two of our fabulous 4th photo essay brings Billie-Jo Millers view through the lens at Axis Salvation, Steel Wool and Dragstrip Superstar.

Photo Essay: Oh Say Can You See

Red 5 Hotdogs brought their tubular goodness out to Dexter again this year!

The Dexter Volunteer Firefighters 4th of July Bash had an estimated 4500+ people in attendance this year.  Not bad for a little State park out on past the edge of town.

The Spirited Side of Rogue Nation

Rogue's Spirit Line Up | Photo by Terry McKay

If you’ve been around the Oregon beer circuit you’ve likely tasted Rogue Ales, and while the 25 year history of Rogue brewing still overshadows it’s much younger sibling, the now 10 year old distillery, things are changing and little sister is growing up fast.

Who Are The Soroptimists And What Are They Doing?

Soroptimists Together Against Trafficking | Image by www.silamesa.org

In this 7th part of my series on service club organizations I’ll show you the Soroptimists. How did they get started and what are they doing? I will explain.

Oregon Garden Brewfest 2014

beer fest

At the Oregon Garden Brewfest 2014, I went to my first Brewer’s Dinner and loved it. This dinner made me want to be a foodie.

Simpsons Creator Matt Groening Authorizes Original Mural for Downtown Springfield


The City of Springfield, Oregon is partnering with The Simpsons to bring the first family of television to Downtown Springfield with a mural on the west side of the Emerald Arts Center on Main Street.

Eugene on the Rocks: Tacos and Tequila


Let’s call it luck that a friend called and said, “Get down to Tacovore, it is their soft opening.” As luck would have it, tacos and tequila were just what the doctor ordered.

Local Lunch Gals Special: Eugene Foodies Potluck by Eugene Foodies Guest Writer!

Shrimp Ceviche

The very active Eugene Foodies! Facebook Group, a community of like-minded food lovers in Eugene, has grown rapidly over the last several months, calling for a Foodie Pot Luck get together that ended with 105 pounds of donated food for Food for Lane County.

Memorial Weekend at the Wineries

Heading out to wine country? Enjoy bubbles with a view at Domaine Meriwether

Local wineries will be swinging their doors open for one of the South Willamette Valley’s most celebrated 3 day weekends: Memorial Day Weekend. Winery Open Houses will be happening throughout the valley, it’s the official kick-off to the summer season.

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