August 2010 Blog Posts (4)

CERT Steps Up | Commentary

By Jeff Golden



Just came back from a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) outing up in the Oak Knoll subdivision on Ashland's southeast edge, 18 hours after fire destroyed eleven homes. We canvassed the neighborhood, making sure everyone was ok and looking for smoldering… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on August 25, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

One Way "Our Strength is Our Community" | Commentary

By Jeff Golden



Our Strength is Our Community
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It's our campaign slogan, and today I walked into an inspiring nuts-and-bolts example. It was a meeting of the Jackson County Task Force on Homelessness. There I found about 30 dedicated people from a couple of dozen organizations, some of whom have been meeting monthly for 20… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on August 17, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

"The Man Who Loved Trains: The Life and Times of Alfred E. Perlman" | Historical Review

By Lee Perlman



An another amazing presentation at Ashland Historic Railroad Museum," The Man Who Loved Trains: The Life and Times of Alfred E. Perlman" by Lee Perlman, local journalist and Ashland Historic Railroad Museum, Vice-President. The Museum was at full capacity again for this one.



If you missed the presentation, the exhibit is still on for the month of August and September. If you… Continue

Added by Ashland Historic Railroad Museum on August 14, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Three Poems | Poetry

By Charu Colorado



Shore in August


At the end of day birds bright and bold

proceed into eternity

Speed across the darkened sky

and disappear in a sweep of golden light.



I watch the torn asunder cloud

reveal the hover of plover wing

Above their final cliff side habitat

Serene the chant of wind and surf subsides.



What Matters

My father

The captain of… Continue

Added by Charu Colorado on August 6, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

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