3139.The early day's sun and clouds once again captured me on my commute home from making sure the world stays open for y'all's … so I returned it the favor and captured it back.
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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.
3138.We have one of these once every day, I promise you … and I also promise you that, because this is Portland, Oregon, we do sunsets more beautifully than you.Shh! This is Portland, now! Just accept it!Seriously, though, the light had an a
3137.A few weeks into the new graphics change over at 15th and SW Jefferson, and here are a couple of thoughts about that.Portland's KGW-TV is one of the senior members of the broadcasting world; that it should get by on only three let
3136.You'll probably figure out the kind I mean.Walking in a local grocery story, I looked up and was confronted by this on the back of an endcap display:
3135.The following shots are candidates for any good Portland calendar.
3134.I may be a city mouse of long standing, but I started out as a country mouse. Silverton, to be precise. So maybe it stands to reason that I never become completely jaded of living in Portland, and have it best of both worlds, because even though I was born of a
3133.He's part of Portland's landscape now … on a permanent, full-time basis.When Kirk Reeves passed from us, since two years ago as of November,
3132.What you do after you've had a hot, tiring, but quintessentially-satisfying day on Hawthorne Boulevard is take your Scrabble set to the Burgerville on NE 82nd and Glisan and play.True story: at the corner of SE 41st and Hawthorne there is a curiosity shop t
3131.Brother, can he paradigm!
3130.It was said, on the Hawthorne Street Fair Facebook page, that this was the first time the Boulevard between 30th and 38th had been closed in decades.This gave the perfect opportunity
3129.This last Sunday we sojourned over to the other side of the mountain (Mt. Tabor, that is), and went from our part of Hawthorne Blvd to the fashionable part of Hawthorne Blvd to see the people there.Hawthorne Street Fair 2014 was happening this hot August da
3128.… but, on what day, it's kinda hard to tell. But then, isn't time an arbitrary thing, especially when NCA3 is doggedly, tirelessly, relentlessly redefining today's The Oregonian as a thing to be read?We return to the scene of the crime, Librar
3127.Old-school Portlandia, pure and simple.Those of you who have any recollection about Back-in-the-Day around these parts know about Portland Wrestling. You are no doubt aware of modern pro-wrestling, with its flash and gloss and pyrotechnics, an
3126.Seriously …After nearly 90 years of public service, the Sellwood Bridge could have a new owner and a new home. The bridge has been designated a historic resource which req
3125.Recently, as in the last couple of weeks, I've seen a upcoming festival break in the press; a little thing called
3124.While we have always held that Portland is built over the site of an ancient unicorn burial ground, I had no idea how deeply that went.Here, today, KATU-Channel 2 has put up an article (
3123.Changing calendars is nothing new, of course. The Julian calendar was upgraded to the Gregorian calendar, an in Ethiopia, they use a version of the calendar that includes leap days once every fou
3122.Have had little in the way of words to share latterly, but much pictures.So be it.This is the sunset tonight over Home Base, with the salmon color I've seen so much of latterly. There seems to be a different quality to it. Or maybe I've just not
3121.Inspiration's been hard to come by the last week or so, but all one has to do in this glorious, not-to-be-duplicated Oregon environment, is … well, look up.
3120.Now that we're out of the Easy Bake Oven (103F in our back yard? OUCH) the sunrises from my part of the world look lovely.
3119.Newberg is the first town you get into after leaving the Portland Metroplex going south on Oregon State Hwy 99W. It's the vanguard of wine country, the sentinel admitting you to that charming area known as Yamhill County.At the entrance to the center of tow
3118.There is a bit of property down in McMinnville that we are obliged to maintain, for reasons which are not germane to the following discussion. Suffice to say that we have to do a couple of very hard jobs down that way at least once a year. Money is expended, Gatorade i
3117.They call my area of town 'distressed'.
3116.Got plants? We do. Our back yard is a little cultured and a little wild; thanks to an off-hand remark The Wife™made last night, I now call it the Triffid Patch.It's appropriate.
3115.Add this man to the list of artists without which I cannot do.Paul Madonna is a SF-based artist who does one of the most singular comics out there.
3102.Our text is The Artist's Guide, by Jackie Battenfield. The homily should become apparent, I hope.
3101.Where I try to come up with things. My 'studio' is in the basement, in a finished room that is outfitted as an office. It is made with a perma-desk and a bunch of cabinets and is a very fine place to just exist. Happiest place I've ever been able to call my own.
3100.Ever wonder what Donna Barr's (The Desert Peach, Stinz) like in person? Well, a show I'd not heard of before, Karl Show! (starring Jason), took on Donna Barr. That probably left a
3099.Tom Peterson seems to be a trending item. Interest has increased in the legendary salesman since it's been made public that his health is failing to the point he has to be moved into assisted living,
3098.Google changed its corporate logo a few days back, it would seem.No? Looks no different, you say?Well, peep this, posers.