The road to London and the Olympics this year for Track and Field came through Eugene, also known as TrackTown USA. Featuring top-notch athletes from across the country, a huge fan festival, live music and more, the Olympic Trials ran from June 21-July 1, 2012. I attended the events on Saturday, June 23 at historicContinue reading “Seeing World Records in TrackTown USA”
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Wildflower Fields at Mount Pisgah
“There is pleasure in the pathless woods; There is rapture on the lonely shore; There is society, where none intrudes, by the deep sea and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more.” -Lord Byron Wander the weaving trials at Mount Pisgah just a few miles south of Eugene, OregonContinue reading “Wildflower Fields at Mount Pisgah”
Running the Eugene Marathon Half
Last Sunday all of my hard training came together as I crossed the finish line at Hayward field for the Eugene Marathon half. After 13.1 miles I was exhilarated to have finished my first race in 02:27:48. My legs were a tad tired – my hips started hurting around mile 12 – but otherwise IContinue reading “Running the Eugene Marathon Half”
Laying in the Grass
Awww….spring time is here! This means I’ll be spending lots of time with this green view.
Early Morning Bud
Out for an early morning run, I stumbled upon this early spring tulip waiting in the frost for the sun to warm it to open. Photo taken with my iPhone in Eugene, Oregon.
A huge hail storm roared through Eugene last week leaving the ground covered in these little white ice balls. It reminded me of those Dipping Dots Ice Cream!
Thawing from our second day of spring freeze in Eugene, the melting snow and ice uncovers the beautiful beauty that comes with March’s early buds!
Spring is Here! Well not really…
Happy second day of spring from Eugene, Oregon! This morning I woke up to four inches of snow…and to think it is almost April. With streets closed and slush pending, my roommate and I ventured out in the afternoon to build these two lovely snow-people. The hair on the second one is from the beautifulContinue reading “Spring is Here! Well not really…”
Tapas at Red Agave
For a small meal that is oh so fine…oh so fine, take a seat at Red Agave in Eugene, Oregon for their tapas. Ranging from $6 – $14 these small meals tingle the taste buds and satisfy your gourmet food fix for the month without killing the pocket book. Swing in right as they openContinue reading “Tapas at Red Agave”
Wild Weather Hike on the Ridgeline Trail
Last weekend even though the weather couldn’t make up its mind, my roommate Sarah and I headed out to the Ridgeline Trail System just 10 minutes south of downtown for a quick urban hike. Taking the trail for a 4-mile out & back, we started at the Spring Blvd Trail head and hiked to theContinue reading “Wild Weather Hike on the Ridgeline Trail”