If you are reading this, then I appreciate you.
There is an endless amount of content you could be consuming but right now, at this very moment, you are taking the time out of your day to read my first column on the opinion page in a locally owned newspaper.
That is one of the many things I have observed and love about Lane County: most residents seem to truly care about their communities and the people in it.
Eugene and Springfield gave me a home when I needed one the . . .