Irish storytelling revival — Michael Flor’s Blog

An article, by Rory Boland on BBC Travel, tells the story of a possible revival of Irish folk storytelling. The seanchaí were Ireland’s original storytellers, travelling from village to village to tell tales. “Reporters, entertainers and historians” rolled into one. … Listening to the seanchaí was an oral tradition that stretched back to the times […]

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1833 Leonid Meteor Storm — Too Much White Paper

The scene of 1833 shown here is a copy of an engraving by Adolf Vollmy. Estimates ranged from a few tens of thousands of meteors per hour over a hundred thousand per hour. One of the quotes I read from eyewitnesses said “never did rain fall much thicker than the meteors fell toward the earth.” […]

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Top 3 To Do’s in June In The Rogue Valley


Brews, Bluegrass & BBQ

When: June 4th  12pm-8pm

Where: Roxy Ann Winery 3285 Hilcrest Rd. Medford OR

What: Enjoy the finest craft beers, Bluegrass music, and BBQ!

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Taste of Summer – Britt Festival

When: June 4th

Where: Britt Festival 350 1st St. Jacksonville OR

What: Wine Walk, Live Music, Food Booths, Artisans, and more!

Visit: Britt Festival  or Facebook


Southern Oregon Grape Fair

When: June 5th 12pm – 6pm

Where: Talent, OR

What: A walking fair of Beer, Wine, Food and art featuring: Wine tastings, Art/Retail, Music, Dance floor area, tours.  Butler auto group will be offering rides to anyone who needs them from the event.

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