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August 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Yeah, Another Bike Thingy, And Your Point Is?

I have a confession to make: until just recently I haven't been on my bicycle much the past year.

I know, I know, shame on me.  The fact of the matter is, the job I'd held for almost fourteen years ended late last year, and I let it affect my riding schedule.  I used to commute at least a couple times per week (and often more) via my bike even in the winter months (AND I even won the Bike To Work Challenge among my fellow employees one year, yeah boiiii!), but I had fallen into the…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 29, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, August 25, 2012

Hello, Portlanders!  Welcome to the weekly edition of our Portland Events Blog, This Week in Portland

  • SE Portland Sunday Parkways
  • Hawthorne Street Fair
  • Alberta Last Thursday
  • Festa Italiana
  • Grindhouse Film Festival
  • More Featured Portland…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 25, 2012 at 7:46am — 1 Comment

Somewhat Sappy, but So What?

When I was a kid growing up in New Mexico and Texas, I used to see images on television and the movies of these idyllic tree-lined avenues they always showed to denote peaceful American middle-class living.

Not that neither Roswell nor Abilene have trees, of course, but these glowing visions…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 23, 2012 at 5:40pm — 4 Comments

This Week in Portland, August 18, 2012

Hey, Portlanders!  This Week in Portland, we've got:

  • Multnomah Days Celebration in Multnomah Village - Parade and Fair
  • Bridgetown Bash
  • Paranorman Movie Release by Portland's LAIKA
  • Portland Murals
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • India…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 18, 2012 at 8:01am — No Comments

Get Lost!

Sometime this coming weekend, I'm gonna have the missus drop me off somewhere, anywhere, and let me walk (or ride) home.  I'll take a camera and show you what I see.  It may take me awhile, but that's kind of the point, dig?  I'm gonna get lost.

It's kind of a damn shame that, too often, citizens of a city become residents only of their own neighborhoods, rarely venturing outside of them.  I suppose it's to be expected, given that your average human being's curiosity extends in…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 16, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

This Week in Portland, August 11, 2012

Welcome to our weekly edition of This Week in Portland!

  • Alberta Street Fair
  • The Bite of Oregon
  • Guest Blog by Rob Creighton Garrison - Amuse Yourself

  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Featured Portland Events
  • August Real Estate Market…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 11, 2012 at 7:13am — No Comments

Amuse Yourself

I'm reading Chelsea Cain's The Night Season, her fourth novel featuring Portland Police Detective Archie Sheridan and his nemesis, the seductive and vicious serial killer Gretchen Lowell (the fifth in the series, Kill You Twice, has just been released ohmygaw!)

I love this series, not the least because Portland itself could easily be included in the cast of characters.  Cain rarely mentions a facet of the city without lingering for a bit, allowing her…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 9, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland Aug 4 - Aug 11 2012

Welcome to the weekend, Portland!  Our Portland blog this week is chock full of things to entertain the senses! 

http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portland-blog-08-04-2012.html

What we have for you this week:

  • A roundup of Portland Parks Music in the Park-- that's right!  There is something for everyone,…
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Added by Angela Higgins on August 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

On Your Market

I challenge anyone who possesses funds (or bartering-slash-social engineering skills) to come away from Portland Saturday Market empty-handed.

I'd say that there are wares available for anyone…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 2, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

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