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The Willamette River Water Trail is a "trail" of sites that can be reached by canoe, kayak and other human-powered boats, along the Willamette River, in Oregon, stretching from Sauvie Island in the north to the Eugene area in the south.

In Oregon, all navigable rivers (such as the Willamette) are open to the public, including their banks below the high water line. Rivers and beaches being open to the public does not mean access to them is public, and in many places, the Willamette is bordered by private lands. The Willamette River Water Trail is a place where people can both access the water, through boat ramps, and a place where people travelling on multiday trips up and down the Willamette can camp for the night, either in campsites or in more primitive conditions. There are only a few state parks that have direct access to the Willamette, such as Luckiamute Landing, so most of the parcels…

This is a book by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, a famous Kenyan author.

The book is a short fable about why human beings began to walk on 2 feet. It is either poorly done allegory or thinly veiled moralizing. It is a short book that can be read in about 10 minutes. I really did not like it. It is supposedly the most translated African piece of fiction and I wonder why. It is not well written in any way. The one I bought was lavishly and poorly illustrated. Given that the writer is some sort of…




you live in a room without chairs or a bed

the tree in the yard has a dark red heart

you live with a mattress you keep on the floor

you hear it at night

it talks in its sleep

it makes accusations

it’s thin and it snores

your hair is white

your fingers are black

your face has a string that ties in the back

you hear violins

they used to sound…

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