"Great photo Lorri! I feel fortunate that I have stood in the end of a rainbow in my front yard on my farm in Kentucky. It was a strange experience, a very unusual one that I will never forget. So, rainbows are one of my favorite things."
I don't know if you have found a place yet or not, but St. John's is a wonderful little community to live. There are many reasonable houses for rent in your price range, good neighbors, very friendly dog community, great…"
Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Am a 64 year old, divorced, granny who moved here from KY four years ago because my daughters and grandkids live here. I was a legal secretary for over 25 years. Now retired.
What do you love about Portland?
I love the people here, all races and from everywhere you can imagine. Very friendly. I love the MAX. It takes you anywhere. My biggest interest is the mountains and beaches so close with beautiful places to camp and enjoy the outdoors.
Oldies but Goldies, classical, some country.
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
I love St. John's ...it reminds me of some of my old neighborhoods back home. Love to sit in Patti's and listen to all the stories about St. Johns and some of the people associated with developing the town and the progress it has made.
"If all the animals were gone, man would die from a great loss of spirit", .... Chief Joseph
Thanks for the comment and the good luck. The biggest problem I'm having with picking the right neighborhood is they all look cool. I think the most important thing for me is the schools, that will be the deciding factors. Benson High school looks and sounds great.
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland will celebrate the Year of The Rooster on Thursday, February 2, 2017 between 4-6 pm. Lore says that roosters are a social and talkative lot so many of the Co-op’s participating artists will be welcoming patrons to visit and answer any questions they might have about their art. Refreshments will be provided to brush off the chill of winter.Bull Run Distilling will be a returning vendor of adult beverages which include small-batch crafted vodka, whiskey and…See More
January 20, 2017 at 7:30pm to January 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
FERTILE GROUND EVENT: SELLWOODWHERE: Sellwood Playhouse, 901 SE Spokane, Portland, OR 97202WHEN: Jan. 20, 21, 27 & 28 @7;30 pm TICKETS: $10 online, $15 at door, $12 students and seniors: http://www.roguepack.orgRogue Pack presents “Stories from MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility" for young men in the custody of Oregon Youth Authority. Ten youth, ages 18–24, will share their personal stories written during workshops conducted by…See More
The Pacific Northwest’s “little band that could” added yet another award to their shelf this week when the 2016 Global Music Award winners were announced and Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Risings band leader Kathy Boyd brought home a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement for her original song “Who Will Pray For Me” in the categories of song and lyrics/songwriter. “The song “Who Will Pray for Me” was written during a time when my Mother passed away and then my brother died a mere four months…See More
I'm a self-employed artist, and will be moving to Portland in the Fall. I'd like to live in a neighborhood where there are other creative folks, doing their thing. Other factors that are important to me in a neighborhood are a sense of community, proximity to parks and bike paths, and easy access to public transportation; someplace that has plenty of social gathering spots, such as cafes, pubs, little restaurants, etc. and activities available like yoga, dance, open-mike and music jams. Any…See More
W2D is pleased to have Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, State Representative Margaret Doherty and House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson come talk about the 2017 Oregon legislative agenda.Oregon faces many known and unknown challenges in the months ahead. There certainly may be unforeseen consequences for states as a result of the change in leadership at the federal level. And at the state level, the defeat of Measure 97 means major challenges in funding government programs including…See More
January 19, 2017 at 7:30pm to January 21, 2017 at 7:30pm
A celebration of BodyVox's most popular works, Urban Meadow features dances of sweeping beauty, intense physicality, and irreverent humor. Ranging from the mysterious to the romantic to the hilarious, Urban Meadow represents all the facets of BodyVox in an unforgettable program of dance theater that includes a surprise that the company is keeping top secret and under wraps. Invite your friends and family for a real treat to start the New Year!See More
Mercy Corps invites you to drop by the Mercy Corps Action Center in downtown Portland on Wednesday afternoon, December 21, to write and send messages of support to Mercy Corps aid workers in Syria and the people they are helping.Many Portlanders have been watching the horrific violence unfolding in Aleppo, Syria, and are asking how they can get involved and help. This family-friendly activity is open to the public and great for kids on the holiday break from school. Light refreshments and art…See More