Tag Archives: history

  1. A Giant Step For My Kind

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    September 10, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Dear Bloggers and Blog Readers, Recently I enrolled in a class to learn how to make money blogging. Better, Smarter, …
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  2. The Phantom’s Road From Autzen

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    September 5, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    or, MATT MILLEN’S OREGON TRAIL The curtains parted for the 2012 Ducks on their operatic home stage while phantoms of …
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  3. Assume The Position

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    August 27, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    OREGON QUARTERBACKS For all the big games in Oregon Duck football, from the 1995 Rose Bowl to the 2001 Fiesta …
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  4. D-Day, 2012?

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    June 6, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    June 6, 1944 They launched the assault on Festung Europa from England. Nurses in English hospitals said their patients were …
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  5. In Memory, 2012

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    May 25, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    From the archive of Lauren Jessup Thank veterans for their service and take a knee on Memorial Day; before then, …
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  6. Make Mine A Micro…cosm, Chapter One

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    May 18, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    FIRST PLACE In the beginning, competition reflected the nature of mankind. Whether you look to the first life-form slithering from …
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  7. One Picture = 1000 Words

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    May 15, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Two Pictures = ? Two pictures deserve their place in DG’s B&B. These are two images you never see, or …
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  8. Hump Day Stumpers, Pt. 2

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    May 3, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    An ongoing program, Hump Day Stumpers held it’s own on Wednesday. A new champion broke through by one point. A …
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  9. Hump Day Stumpers, Pt. 1

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    April 30, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This is the set of questions from last week’s Oregon Sports News quiz game at the Copper Monkey. Now you …
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  10. Why Greco And Freestyle? Why Not?

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    April 10, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Calling Spring Season. When is the right time to leave your shoes on the mat and take the walk, the …
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  11. An Oregon Preview Of Olympic Archery, 2016

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    March 8, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (also seen on oregonsportsnews.com and oregonlive.com) Ancient sports have a hard time staying current with modern athletes. Maybe it’s the …
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  12. Blog That Blogging Wrestling Blogger

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    January 27, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    How did it start? An insider’s look at a writing form. In the beginning, people talked to each other. Call …
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  13. One Team, One Dream

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    January 19, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (originally filed with oregonsportsnews.com) When you hear the word ‘window’, it usually means dirty window and you’re just the one …
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  14. Martin Luther King Begins “I Have A Dream”

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    January 16, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    In a speech that reverberates through history, Dr. King’s words from Aug. 28, 1963 show an America with a long …
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  15. 121st Think Tank Discussion, vol.3: Writer’s Birth Order,

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    January 10, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Important Or Not? Zelda? In an effort to create better context for Dead White Male Authors, or DWMA, Think Tank …
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  16. McMen’s Think Tank

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    January 4, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (inspired by) Are silence and violence polar opposites? If yes, which way do you lean? DG’s B&B Director of Research, …
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  17. Probably Doesn’t Mean As Much To You

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    December 27, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    What is more important than The King’s Speech to England and the English? How many times have you heard ‘it …
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  18. Soldier On:The Road Back From Iraq

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    December 16, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    By David Gillaspie Does that sound familiar? Soldiering on. You know what it means in uniform and out. Now you …
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  19. Another Pearl (an excerpt)

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    December 7, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie Light bulbs hang from ceiling wires inside the radar bunker. Steel chairs slide under steel desks. Electronics …
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  20. Sophisticates Of Soccer

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    November 30, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie originally posted on http://www.oregonsportsnews.com/ American sports fans come in every shape and size, like everyone else. They …
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