3322.Uber ... love it or hate it, it's hard not to be fascinated by the beast. Did you know, for instance, if you were an angel investor in Uber and you laid down $20,000, you might be $40,000,000 richer at this point? Or that 20% of drivers are women and 25% ar
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By Samuel John Klein of Portland, Oregon - An Independent Graphic Designer living in a city that was built upon an ancient Unicorn burial ground.
3321.One of the more interesting sorts of literary critiques is from those who come to the work late.The Lathe of Heaven is Ursula K. LeGuin's 1971 masterpiece, a subtext-laden love letter to Oregon and the nature of existence and human affection and
3320.... and this one in over the transom. The NBA's Sacramento Kings (which, I've incidentally found out, is the oldest continually operating franchise in the NBA, having begun in 1923 as the Rochester (NY) Seagrams) have changed up the graphic identity, retiring a look th
3319.Seen looking north from NW 11th Ave and West Burnside St, just before we go in for our Sunday night session of Powells City Of Books-Church:
3317.The view today from Rossi Farms was bright ... and beautiful.The bright sunlight washed out the peak; that's it there, almost a dreamy silhouette. But today was brought to you by Mount Hood, the sun, and that high thin icy mist, which gave Wy'East sundogs t
3316.There's a section, near the front of the book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas, (David Banis and Hunter Shobe, $24.95, Sasquatch Books, www.sasquatchbooks.com) which tries to define just what 'Portlandness' is, and then goes on to illustrate just where
3316.As the release date for J.R.R.R. Hardison's epic, Fish Wielder, approachetththehth*, the swag gets better and better. And if you're lucky enough to be at a convention where J.R.R.R. is, you might stumble your
3315.This edition was postponed because there was a lot of distractions last week, not the least of which were a chest cold that kept me off line most of the week. But this was a dramatic shot I liked and was just backed up just right.
3314.In the last week, in as much as Wife™ and me were parched, we stopped at one of the fine purveyors of artificially sweetened, flavored, fizzy water arrayed along the many miles of SE Division Street and acquired a small supply of said beveraginal substance in the cup
3313.A brief check-in, the fog this morning making it feel chillier than the unseasonably warm day this is destined to become:
3312.Devoted here to my love of looking as far as I can down a street and getting lost in the view.This one, a look west down NW Glisan Street, from NW 6th Avenue:
3311.Also seen in Old Town last week during our sojourn there, this mural in an awesome dead-on Art Nouveau style:
3310.Seen on the corkboard and The Fox and Hounds in Old Town (simply smashing burgers and fish and chips) was the following vintage poster:
3309.Or, at least, their tagger has. ET's no Banksy, not by a long shot, but I kinda dig his style anyway:
3308.I'm usually through this stretch of 122 way before this hour. Put it down to T.C.B. and working overtime. Which is a thing that happens.Back to the usual corner at NE 122nd and Shaver, Rossi Farms, and this is what it looks like with it's the time before th
3307.One of the bits of ephemera given out at the Sellwood Bridge grand opening a few weeks back now, was this, printed on the back of a card given out by the Multnomah County Elections Dept to encourage y'alls to use your damn' franchise. Here it is. Most ironically illumi
3306.The dawn, as profiled in the post before, was sublime. It had been a few days since I last saw the mountain, and this atmospheric display was moody and worthy:
3305.Radiant, literally. Coming off my work shift this morning, observe the rays being picked out of the sky:
3304.Sometimes I wonder if the Shepherd's Gate Church isn't trolling.Spotted by FB friend and RL fellow-Portlander
3303.And in over the transom, here's the latest in the long line of desirable, have-able Dutch Bros. Coffee stickers:
3302.The latest addition to the paint-by-number oeurve finds us rocketing out to the stars. What a trip, eh?
3301.I'm fond of rather a few web comics, of course, and today, after visiting A Bead Source, a little farther out SE Division St, she found this little fellow:
3300.The eternal artist dilemma. Reach carefully, Rembrandt …
3299.Since learning of J.R.R.R. Hardison, life certainly has been funnier at times. And life has just become a little more footwear.Here, for your delectation, through the auspices of Mr. Hardison, is something I'd not thought exist: Fish Wielder socks.
3160.We have been following the news of the travail of a man called, by himself, 'possibly the most contentious human being in the world' with some interest.
3159.Of all the interesting ways to challenge your creative brain to keep up, this is one of the most interesting and simple I've seen.Designed my Mark Thomasset, the Inspriation Pad at first seems like just another of the incredible range of paper notebooks we'
3158.GRRM hasn't killed all 140 characters … he still uses Twittah …JK Rowling, Joss Whedon, and I walk into a bar... Everyone you've ever cared about dies.— George R.R. Martin (@GRRM)
3157.Back last year I posted here about a most singularly delightful thing, Jerry's Map.To recap, the story goes kind of like this: One day, in 1963, d
3156.Whether or not I waste time in the studio, she's watching me. Almost like she's keeping score.