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May 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Color Me PDX

See that? That's my attempt to photograph something truly marvelous while out with my camera in the Belmont area this last weekend. As you can see, I failed mercilessly. Remember last week when I complained that the rain (or, rather, my inability to plan and adapt to conditions) messed up my…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on May 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Weekend in Portland

Hey Portlandia!  The Weather Godz say you may be able to put your raft away and start using the pavement again-- the rain may end this weekend. For a few minutes, at least...

This weekend we have a fun-filled Portland blog for you-- here's the run down:

  • The Mighty Rose Parade - she is here and you will attend!
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated…
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Added by Angela Higgins on May 24, 2013 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Best Laid Plans, or No They Weren't

You know how a writer's chief complaint is usually blank-page syndrome and the struggle to drum up something to write about?

Well, today's entry is pretty easy and photo-intensive, because I spent a considerable amount of time yesterday gathering local color and some snaps of Southeast Belmont Avenue and Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, in preparation for updating PortlandNeighborhood.Com's neighborhood pages.…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on May 23, 2013 at 11:06am — No Comments

Portland Blog: Kenton Street Fair and more!

Hey PDX! It's the WEEKEND! Wooot!  We have a great blog for you this weekend! 

  • Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to...Powells Books
  • Great home deals from amazing musician/Realtor Ross Seligman
  • Rob muses on the movies
  • Awesome events like...the Kenton Street Fair this weekend!
  • Portland video of the week and the bounty of the…
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Added by Angela Higgins on May 18, 2013 at 12:23am — No Comments

Let's Go Out To The Movies!

I used to go to the movie theater every week when I was a kid, sometimes twice a week if I (meaning my parents) could afford it. If it had spaceships and monsters or ghosts or aliens in it, I wanted to see it. I even managed, at the age of 14, to get into an R-rated horror film called Wicked, Wicked (and I did myself no favors, because it was a terrible movie that no quantity of bare breasts could improve, but nevertheless haunted me for weeks afterward).…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on May 16, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Weekend in Portland

Hola PDX! Welcome to the weekend and another edition of our Portland blog. If you're not enjoying your garden or sitting in the sun enjoying a brew, you're probably at the St Johns Street Fair and Bizarre or trying to recover from, and rally for another day of, the Whiskeyfest! 

Come enjoy our latest blog covering:

  • Great PDX events!
  • Garrison muses on…
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Added by Angela Higgins on May 11, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Morning Walk

I've lately been suffering from a combination of schedule-fu and malaise, and perhaps just a touch of early spring laziness. For sure my energy has been oscillating like mad, accompanied by a very slight scratchiness in the throat and a head that feels loosely weighted by unsecured ballast. I can only assume, being exposed to school-age kids often these days, that I have run afoul of some invisible wiggly menace.

Because of this off-kilterness I've been less active, and naturally this…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on May 9, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, May 4, 2013. Fun in the Sun!

Hello,Portlanders.  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted.  It's supposed to be sunny and eighty degrees in Portland this weekend, so get out there and enjoy the nice weather!

This Week in Portland we've got:

  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
  • Portland Fountains
  • Featured Portland…
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Added by Lorri E. on May 4, 2013 at 8:07am — No Comments

Shades of Sunshine

The first tour we took of Portland after having moved here from the Dallas area, I found myself blinking and squinting more than usual.

I don't suffer allergies, but I thought the sudden eye sensitivity might have to do with some airborn microfuzzy to which my system was unfamiliar.  I knew that a lot of people had problems with pollen and wondered if I had finally been introduced to a variety that found Garrison membranes irresistable.  My father was susceptible to…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on May 2, 2013 at 4:55pm — No Comments

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