Tag: Eugene

Do What You Want?

We had a great time at the Whiteaker Block Party last night. We walked away wondering what our family in the Midwest might think of such a gathering. (Smile) At one of the venues I heard a young man on stage shout something that caused me to think, hard. He recites everything he is thankful…

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My Gift To Eugene: A New Public Eye

I was recently asked by the City Club of Eugene to give a gift to the city. This is an annual program done by the City Club of Eugene. The following is my gift.   My Gift to the people of Eugene is “ A New Public Eye.” I have lived most of my life…

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Empowering Women: Beyond Jobs

Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast Counties and Alaska teamed up with a nationwide program aimed at finding work for women. But the program is so much more than finding a job. Let me give you some details. The money for the program comes from a grant through the Walmart Foundation that recognized only…

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Colonoscopy: Up Close and VERY Personal

After going through all sorts of poking and prodding with Prostate Cancer having a colonoscopy was really no big deal. After seeing an article in the local paper I went to the experts at the Eugene Gastroenterology Consultants with an idea. Hire me to show, on video, how easy a colonoscopy really is and talk…

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Something’s Changed

I can’t explain what it is for sure. Perhaps humility strangled a blood vessel so tightly a portion of my brain is finally giving up and starting to die. A recent experience (that’s a way of not telling you exactly what happened) left me unfulfilled and teachable. Just for the record, these types of experiences…

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Freshen Up Those Job Hunting Skills

  For me, the toughest part of changing jobs or a career is getting ready for the actual search. You know, you need a fresh, vibrant resume, we all need a little reminder on how to do a job interview, and even though many of us work on a computer all day we’re not sure…

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E-Cigarette’s: A new Trend in Smokeless, Smoking

  I see people smoking E-cigarettes and wonder what in the heck is up with that? I’ve heard some of the controversy over this new vapor smoking and actually wondered whether I should produce a video about E-Cigarettes. As you can see we did. But then I stopped in at Vape Game Electronic Cigarette Lounge…

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Halloween: Goodwill, One Stop Costume Store

  I don’t know about you but I’m not real big on costumes in a bag. I know, you see them at stores and are tempted to take the easy way out for Halloween. Where’s your Creativity? Where’s the Fun? Watch this if you are looking for fun! The thing I love about Halloween is…

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Homelessness In Eugene: Not What You Think

A lot of people claim to be experts in the field of homelessness. We see groups on the street protesting for places to stay and for SLEEPS. The issues is growing larger in Oregon but who do you believe? It seems everyone has  their motivation and our temptation is to turn our back, say: “Oh…

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