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That is not a doll

USA | Sun, 15 Jun 2014 | By ifonlytheycouldseeit | Views [468]

Portland is not like any American city. It is green, very green, alive and most of all full of secrets. The bus I had taken from Seattle to Portland last December also wasn't like any other bus. It was very slow, very quiet and very cold. The driver ... Read more >

Tags: holocaust, oregon, portland

Home via the Scenic Route

USA | Sat, 27 Oct 2012 | By pmok | Views [520] | Comments [1]

After two months in beautiful British Columbia and living the rural life, it was finally time to return to US soil and stay put for a while.  I bade goodbye to lovely Wildside Farm and my host family, and headed for Victoria the long way, down the ... Read more >

Tags: ashland, oregon, portland, road trip, seattle, victoria, washington

Farewell Portland

USA | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [630]

6:45am - Wake up. Ahhh, I got time.  Blink once. 7:30am - Second wake up. Shit!! Oh well, I still got time. Ha ha ha! ------------ I am sure everybody has experienced this. My breakfast entailed a huge bowl of oats, a banana and a truck load ... Read more >

Tags: eating, portland, reading, sleep in, vipassana

First timers.

USA | Mon, 30 Apr 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [1969] | Comments [1]

    I've begun my Sunday morning in Starbucks. I love coming here to write in my journal! Their carefully chosen jazzy songs keep us patrons here long enough to purchase a beverage, and possibly a bite to eat. Yet not too long to overcrowd ... Read more >

Tags: cannon beach, crater lake, happy birthday mum, mt st helens, nutrition, peanut butter and jam, portland, sleeping in car, speeding, wendys

Athlete's Foot

USA | Thu, 26 Apr 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [1076] | Comments [1]

My ithchy, peeling, blistered feet and toes have been diagnosed. The lady at Walgreens instructed me this morning that I have "Athlete's Foot". I was rather proud at first, but quickly reaslised she wasn't paying me a compliment. Since spending ... Read more >

Tags: bread, greyhound, hollywood, portland, running, vipassana

All or nothing

USA | Thu, 5 Apr 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [902]

Dear Diary, How are you? It's sure feels like it's been a while, eh? I miss how close you and I used to be. You know how I'd share everything with you every day, you would just absorb it all, not judging or commenting.  It feels as if we are growing ... Read more >

Tags: columbia tower, cycling, diary, food, portland, rain, seattle

Markets & singing...YEAH!!

USA | Wed, 27 Jan 2010 | By annanderson | Views [720] | Video

What a GREAT way to feel good!  Lets do this at Portland's Saturday Market!  Great promotion for the arts & it makes people smile!

Tags: or; farmers markets, portland, promoting opera, singing

Michael Jackson dance tribute...

USA | Wed, 27 Jan 2010 | By annanderson | Views [788] | Video

Let's do this in Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square!!!  

Tags: michael jackson, beat it, dancing, or, pioneer courthouse square, portland


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