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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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Celebrate the Street

September 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

For four hours, a downtown street will be open to traffic but closed to cars. The commons will be taken back from automobiles and reclaimed by the people who drive them.

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Tags: Arr-Gee published · Civic · Urban Design · You-gene

A Gift for Me? Is it a Lawsuit?

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Forty attorneys filed lawsuits in ten states this week, claiming that the actions (and inactions) of the current generation are threatening irreparable harm for future generations, a violation of the public trust.

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Tags: Arr-Gee published · Deep · You-gene