39th Annual Prefontaine

” Go Pre!” Steve Roland “Pre” Prefontaine was an American middle and long distance runner. He was from Coos Bay, Oregon. He held seven records in 2,000 to 10,000 meters. Sadly, he died at a young age of twenty four in a car crash. From past couple of years, the city of Coos Bay arranges a ” Prefontaine.” It is a walk/run of 2miles, 5K, … Continue reading 39th Annual Prefontaine

The White Cliffs of Dover

If you have taken ( and passed) college Biology, you know exactly what I am talking about. For the rest, it is a cliff made of skeletons! (If you allow me) Once upon a time when mankind had no concepts of greed/ love/ war/ , or even exsistence, there were these tiny microscopic creatures living under the ocean, ( we call ’em protists-foraminifera (foram for … Continue reading The White Cliffs of Dover

Love? Hate?

Who doesn’t love snow? Well, it depends. If you have asked my daughter this question three years ago, you would have regret asking it. She would have given you a horrific, mind torturing scenario of snow. But now she has a different answer. The approach is positive. No, it’s not because I perfected my parenting strategies( I wish! I haven’t found a manual on how … Continue reading Love? Hate?

The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse

Millions of people were suppose to come to Oregon. Towns were suppose to be packed with cars for this celestial event. People told me that a two hours drive is taking six! Hotels in the path of totality were full all the way from New Port, Oregon on the Pacific coast to Wyoming which is far as we looked. Air bnb was full. One family … Continue reading The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse