New Year’s Weekend, 12/30-1/1

Can We Talk About Your Drinking?

Are You A Jerk?

Sensitivity readers? For snowflakes.

January, 2018 Oregon Track Club Newsletter

NYT: How to Make (and Keep) a New Year’s Resolution, etc.

For those who procrastinate. I haven’t read it, but I will later.

Men Resist Green Behavior as Unmanly

NYT: A Tiny Vermont Town (3000 residents). 11 Olympians. Spawned Andrew Wheating.

Dave Barry’s 2017 Year in Review

Q&A with Justyn Knight, 2017 NCAA XC Champ. I met him, along with some Syracuse mates, at the South Eugene High School track when he was a freshman, in town for the track National Championships. They were all friendly guys, but Justyn was especially so, bright and very chatty.

On Sunday the Lane County Audubon Society did it’s annual bird count, mostly by groups in the field. We did ours within the confines of our property and reported:

Spotted Towhee 4
Dark-eyed Junco 12
Golden-crowned Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 8
Fox Sparrow 1
Black-capped Chickadee 3
Anna’s Hummingbird 1
Bushtit ~20
Pine Siskin 1
American Crow 14
European Starling 8
Scrub Jay 3
House Finch 23
House Sparrow 12
Cooper’s Hawk 1
American Robin 4
Northern Flicker 3
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Song Sparrow 1
Varied Thrush 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2 (both Audubon’s)
Mourning Dove 2
California Quail 11

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