As a University of Oregon alumnus, I feel special sympathy for the Manito Pond ducks who have lost their meal ticket, in the form of volunteer dispensers of now-banned bread bits. It's like removing the popcorn bowls at Maxie's. Alas, better to get refocused by tossing readers a few crumbs. Here's today's loose thread.
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