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Black Powder Men

A popular event at Fort Umpqua Days in Elkton, Oregon, is the gathering of black powder men, reenactors who come out with their muzzleloaders to exhibit their prowess at shooting these early weapons and to share stories of historic Fort Umpqua times. 615 more words

Oregon History

Gala Readers

Readers for the Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Author’s Celebration annual gala relax a little after reading from their new published works last night at Tsunami Books in Eugene. 279 more words

Book Events

Author Gala Reading

The annual Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Author Celebration happens next week when several members are selected to read from their published works. I’m excited to be one of the readers again. 366 more words

Oregon History


Joe Meek, Mountain Man Extraordinaire

Today on our countdown to launch I want to introduce one of the real historic characters who plays a significant role in my book, mountain man Joe Meek. 540 more words

Oregon History

1157 All My Loving - The Dowlands (1963)

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. It was covered by The Dowlands the same year. 46 more words


Telstar: the Joe Meek Story (2008)

This is not the sort of film I usually review, but it was on BBCi Player and looked interesting. I had no prior knowledge of who Joe Meek was before watching this film. 139 more words