What makes a great cup of coffee? Not just a good cup, but a GREAT cup? We decided to ask Jared Ronnie, owner of Noble Coffee Roasting in Talent. We sat down to talk to Ronnie and his business partner, Ashland’s own Steve Sax, to find out exactly what goes into a perfect cup. […]
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Somewhere between Patsy Kline and Jess Klein lives the hypnotizing voice of Sage Meadows. With a honky-tonk, blue grass-inspired sound that is all her own, Meadows delivered a consistent and audibly pleasing sound. Peppering a highly cover-focused set with original tunes, she managed to keep the audience entranced–which, depending on who you talked to–can be […]
My wife and I were talking the other day…Ashland has so many wonderful places: restaurants, bakeries, wineries, galleries…you get the idea. But then we started thinking…what is missing? Is there a particular type of restaurant or gallery or venue or ?….Sound off by replying to this blog. We’d love to hear what fellow Ashlanders want–but […]
WORDS DEFINITIONS A) Paragon 1) Rich, wealthy, very well-to-do, having substantial means B) Convivial 2) Having plenty of room; spacious C) Opulent 3) A model of excellence; a perfect example D) Sagacious 4) Biting, cutting, keen, sarcastic, scathing E) Mordant 5) Caused by medical examination or treatment F) Capacious 6) Limber, flexible, moving with ease and grace […]
One of the highlight of Larry King’s life was playing in a band as a member of the Mickey Mouse Club way back in 1935, before the popular Mouseketeer Club on TV. Recently celebrating 87 glorious years and calling the Rogue Valley home for more than 27 years, Lawrence D. King (or as he prefers, […]
…or did we completely skip the January 2007 issue? I see November 2006, December 2006 and February 2007…so, what's up with that? Did I miss some blog entry somewhere or something? Some.
I was in a haiku mood, so here are some haikus from Noffkido's Vault. Feel free to add your own in the comments section. (Remember, 5-7-5). Noffkido's Haikus On a Thursday Morn, I wake with the rain, dripping. I hope it stays ‘while. One roommate helps life, The other one drains that life. Perhaps she […]
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler” – Albert Einstein We all want to save the world, right? If you can save a little money in the process, wouldn’t you want to? Well fortunately, for those of us that believe in fair-trade, organics, cooperative lifestyles, etc., numerous organizations that provide us […]
WORDS DEFINITIONS A) Dishabille 1) A sculptured female figure used as a column B) Jerboa 2) The state of being partly clothed; partial undress C) Vicissitude 3) Deceptive reasoning, subtle and misleading argument D) Caryatid 4) Any of various mouse-like creatures found in North Africa or Asia, with hind legs used for jumping E) Voluble 5) […]