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October 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Portland Blog, This Week in Portland, October 27 - November 3, 2012

Hey Portlanders!  Are you ready for Halloween?  Check out This Week in Portland for the rundown of Portland Halloween Events and more fun things to do in Portland this week:

  • Spooky Town - by Rob Creighton Garrison
  • Featured Portland Events - Halloween and Lots More
  • Portland October Real Estate Market…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 27, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Spooky Town

One Halloween, when I was twelve years old and thought I was too old to trick-or-treat but still wanted to dress the part and prowl the neighborhood, I thought it would be a great idea to paint my face a dark emerald green that I chose from a watercolor paint set.

This turned out not to be that great an idea when it came to washing the color off, of course, and when she observed the aftermath of my attemps to scrub it off over the bathroom sink, my mother's face gained that second…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 25, 2012 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Leaf Glow

I was early for an appointment so I took a walk in the NE 9-15 and Knott area.  There were many fun photographs....  DSCF0550.jpg

Added by Joanna Ceciliani on October 20, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 20, 2012

Hello, Portlanders.  This Week in Portland, our weekly blog of things to do in Portland, has just been posted.

  • Portland Autumn Photos
  • Portland Halloween Events 2012 - Halloween Houses, Parties & More
  • Featured Portland Events for this Week
  • Concordia Neighborhood…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 20, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments

Keep Your Bike!

I'm going off the path a bit this time around, to offer a cautionary tale-slash-public service announcement.  Because BOY am I hacked off!  (Actually 'hacked' isn't the word, but these are family-friendly pixels up in here.)

Some cellar-dwelling miscreant stole the saddle and seatpost off of my bicycle as it stood locked just outside my front door.  This is extremely annoying, not the least because I had earlier in the week voiced concern about its security to the missus.  I live in…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 18, 2012 at 7:52pm — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 13, 2012

Hello, Portland.  Our weekly local Portland blog has just been posted to give some ideas of places to go and things to do in Portland this week.

  • North Portland's Vancouver Ave: Focus on The Box Social and Las Primas
  • Portland Autumn Featured Events
  • Body Beautiful at Portland Art Museum
  • Sweeney…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 13, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments

Haiku!

Art is good.  The following may not qualify.

Oh, Portland my town.

I so grok your mossy walks

And meaty doughnuts!

Politics on sleeve,

Mad two-wheelers on the streets,

Republicans, duck!

Art!  Zines!  Stickers!  BIRDS!

Where's a blank wall…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 11, 2012 at 7:23pm — 2 Comments

Weird

I just stumbled upon (not to be confused with stumbleupon.com; this was a legitimate and spontaneous stumbling) a website featuring weird facts.  Since I live in a town that professes to be the epitome of weirdness, I had to have a look at anything it listed for Portland.

Boy!  Portland certainly ranks right up there on the weird graph when it comes to some of the laws on the books!

Shoelaces have to be tied when walking on the street.  Okay, what if you see…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 4, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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