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Create! Eugene: Discover your forte

Engage the senses, learn a new trade and communicate through color, texture and light at this summer’s Create! Eugene. For the entire month of August, our friends at the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene are firing up Eugene/Springfield’s creative spirit with more than 100 workshops.

There’s a wonderland of creative possibilities to keep you inspired. Whether it’s dance, music, painting or photography, people of all ages and abilities can participate. Continue Reading…

Tri Training: Help me raise $5,000

Tri Training: Help me raise $5,000

I am tackling a feat I never thought possible — an Olympic-distance triathlon. Despite my mental gremlins and aching muscles that tell me I can’t, your encouragement tells me I can.

Training for a triathlon is scary. Cancer is scarier.
Running is hard. Fighting cancer is harder.
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Six long days of trying not to complain

Without pointing any fingers, I must declare “No fair!” My 7-year-old son has celebrated what seems like endless no-school days this past week, following a mere six inches of snow that fell six days ago. Let me repeat that. Six inches. Six days ago.

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A good camera doesn’t take a good photo

In the display above, the photo on the left was taken in 2011, and the photo on the right was taken last month. More on that later.

As Turell Group’s photographer, I get to work on many fun projects. For one, I’m the lead photographer for People of Downtown Eugene. One of my coworkers and I walk around downtown, find someone to take a portrait of, and we ask them a bit about their life in Eugene. I also get to see many of our clients, even if only for small parts of a project.

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Fall roundup!

The colors around us are changing, and fall is officially here. Fall in Oregon can mean pouring-down rain and sunny blue skies within the same hour. And no matter how lovely it looks outside, you need layers of clothing.
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Top 5 tailgating tips from a pro.

At TG, we have a pretty diverse group of football fans. We of course have our Ducks, and then there’s a Beaver, a Nebraska Husker and a Michigan Wolverine.

But when it comes down to it, we’re in Eugene and Autzen Stadium is an incredible venue and there is nothing that compares to the moment the pre-game video is on the big screen down to the final seconds of the game! I love the excitement and energy that courses through the crowd!
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