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October 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Watch The Skies!

We had yet another fireball fly-by on Wednesday. I heard a report of it on KINK as I drove to my work gig that morning, and since then I've read and heard via the news that sightings have been rife the world over lately. The answer we're getting from Those Who Should Know (or is it Those Told To Tell Us?) is that the Earth has swung into the path of comet debris. That's the easy…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 31, 2013 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: How to get ready for Halloween, Portland Events & more

Hey friends, here is our latest blog on How to Get Ready for Halloween. It involves fresh brewed beer, chowder (with bacon!), you winning the ultimate pumpkin carving contest, delicious pumpkin seeds and more!

http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portland-blog-10-26-2013.html

  • Other fun stuff:
  • Great Halloweenie and other Portland events
  • The Portland photo of the…
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Added by Angela Higgins on October 26, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Spooky Spots

Bella approaches every party with the zeal of Patton crossing the Rhine, and never more so than when it's a Halloween party.

See all that? That is why we can only seat three people comfortably at the dining room table without someone dislocating a hip. As I write this, said party is…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 24, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: An unplanned trip to Alsea Bay, Portland Events & more

Read our latest Portland blog which takes you on a trip to Waldport, Oregon where you can live vicariously through us as we trap dungeness crab and get a surprise catch of the day: a thirty pound salmon! 

We've also got...

  • Portland events + Halloween fun
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to Powell's City of Books -- is it you?
  • AmsterDAMMIT by…
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Added by Angela Higgins on October 19, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments

AmsterDAMMIT!

I'm reading this excellent book about Amsterdam. The title of it is In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist, and it explores the impact the bicycle has had on the culture and economy of the Dutch capitol throughout its history and into modern times (the chapters that detail the absurdities and terrors experienced by the populace while under the heel of the German occupation during…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 17, 2013 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 12, 2013

Hello, Portlanders.  Come check our weekly Portland events blog, for ideas of things to do in Portland this week.  We've got:

  • Portland Pumpkin Patches
  • Portland Corn Mazes on Sauvie Island
  • Reel Music Festival
  • Member Featured Portland Events
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Rob's Blog - What are your PDX favorites?
  • Portland Real Estate…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 12, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Tapping the Typery Thing

How to bust the blank page thingy.

You just do this. Type. Typey-type-type. Sooner or later something will bubble to the surface that is worthy of eyes other than mine.

I realize that this has not yet occurred here. Thanks.

I blame the government…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 10, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 5, 2013

Hello, Portlanders. This Week in Portland we're featuring Portland Theater events and more:

  • Anything Goes Musical
  • Superheroes at the Symphony
  • Sweet and Sad
  • The Mountaintop
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Big Meal
  • Prost's 4th Annual…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 5, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments

Family of Six (Thanks, Oregon Humane Society!)

What? I've never shown you pictures of our family? That can't be right. Sure, I don't carry the wallet-size photos with me everywhere I go, but thanks to the World Wide Wimbledon I would think surely I'd have lobbed a pic or two of the clan your way at least once. Really, if this is true that I haven't shared with you the apples of mine eyes, this shall be rectified at once!…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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