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Quips, queries, and querulous quibbles from the quirky mind of Don Kahle

Why do people say 'after dark' when what they mean is 'during dark'? After dark would be when it's light again, right? * There are 10 types of people in this world -- those who read binary, and those who don't. * I'm rethinking the whole brown rice thing. What if it's just more white liberal self-hatred? Whole wheat, honey, unbleached flour. All better. Sez who? * Eugene should be HQ for White People for Diversity. We'll fight for diversity to be included in books, which is where we know to look for it. * Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day, but give a man a pillow, and he'll dream of steak. * What can you say about a state that puts the town of North Bend 225 miles southwest of Bend? We rely on visitors for entertainment.

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Farmers Market (Will and Did) Make History

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments

The farmers’ market survived the Depression and World War II, but not the interstate highway system.

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An Un-Embarrassment of Un-Riches

February 26th, 2012 · No Comments

It wasn’t exactly “American Idol.” If anything, our goal was to make one Oregonian less idle.

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Class (Not) Dismissed

April 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Eugene’s greatest diversity comes from a mixture of many of those other variables — an amalgam we never talk about, lest we expose our nation’s most violent roots. Eugene’s greatest diversity is related to class.

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