Monthly Archives: March 2010

Portland Travelogue

Last Tuesday, I got into Portland just before noon.  I had failed to print the directions to Gaile and Doug’s but I managed to get close and then I called Gaile and she guided me the rest of the way … Continue reading

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Oregon Bounty

I know that I should blog about the whole trip and I will get to that, but first, the Oregon bounty.  The picture to the left is a picture taken at a place in the Willamette Valley where Gaile and … Continue reading

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Portland!

Tomorrow morning at stupid o’clock, I start my travel to Portland to see Gaile and Doug, OC the orange cat and Jazmine, the bitch cat from hell.  The forecast is promising.  Gaile sent me and email today to inquire about … Continue reading

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The Vacation Project

Next week, I’ll be traveling to Portland to visit friends.  Because I anticipate having some time to kill in airports, I figure I should have a project.  Sure, I have a book to read, “Tobacco Road” by Erskine Caldwell.  Sure, … Continue reading

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“Winter Count” Book Review

I just finished “Winter Count” a collection of short stories first published by Barry Holstun Lopez in 1976.   The copy I read, was from a 1981 printing and had a single illustration at the beginning of each story.  I … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Old Friend

“Give us a call if you’re ever in the Bay Area.” “Sure,” I wrote in reply, feeling a little bit disingenuous not because I wouldn’t call if I were there, but because San Francisco (and really any major urban area) … Continue reading

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