Here is last month.
Just down the road from us is a cute little graveyard with lots of old headstones and great mushrooms. Too bad so many of the headstones are worn down. Maybe of the dates were from the late 1800s.
Saturday November 14th was the big Glass Ball Gala Fundraiser event for the Portland Youth Development Coalition. It was an absolute blast. Highlights for me and Tom were the two musical acts, Dutch Masters (Dandy Warhols) and The Robinsons (Viva Voce). So good! So good! We got to stand just feet from them. The Robinsons […]
There’s a great show at Disjecta from November 14th through December 20th at Disjecta of works from Anna Fidler and David Stein. Anna’s very large works on paper are all scenes from Portland Trailblazers basketball games. The surface of the drawings are absolutely covered with topographic map-type lines, dots, and stains. David Stein’s small works […]
What the sky looked like in October. Most were taken in Portland, pills Or except for the last couple which were taking in San Francisco and Berkeley. More sky pics on my flickr account.
Holy crap, it’s beautiful outside. Portland is so very beautiful right now. Friday I found myself wandering around our neighborhood, taking photos of trees. The neighbors probably thought I was nuts, but maybe they are getting used to it. I often walk outside our own house to marvel at the beauty of our dogwood tree […]
We went to Oregon City yesterday. It’s just 10 miles from our house. It’s a small historic town with lots of used book stores, used bicycle stores, bars, and pawn shops. We got a brochure: 150 things to do in Oregon City. Some of my favorites: Get a tan at a tanning salon Eat authentic […]
A new bar and music venue has just opened up in our neighborhood. I’m declaring it the best bar on the planet. Why is it so cool? It’s in an old mortuary. There is a beautiful outdoor patio. There are little rooms and nucs with couches and chrystal chandeliers. They were playing Magnetic Fields – […]
Last night’s First Thursday was a big buzz. So many people! So many hipsters in glitter and boas. Such a great scene. I love this town. Mike Bragg at Ogle Videos, photo studies and specimen jars of rootlike objects. Obsessive detail. Very very cool. Beautiful installation. At The Life Art Gallery. I don’t know who […]
On Saturday Tom and I took a Portland-wide tour of the city’s backyard chicken coups. The Tour De Coops is an annual event organized by Growing Gardens, a non-profit dedicated to creating and supporting gardens for low income families. Each year Tour De Coops finds Portland chicken keepers willing to share their backyards and knowledge […]
Looks like someone’s got a case of the Mondays. We had a very lovely weekend and I’m having trouble getting motivated now. Let’s retrace our steps. Friday morning I took Mississippi into Rockin’ Roxy’s for a half day and Tricia convinced me to take the night off from doggy duty. I went home and cried […]
I’ve started mapping out all the galleries in Portland that I can find. The descriptions have website links and hours. I’ve just moved here so I know I’m missing a great deal. Please send me more links and info and I’ll add them. View PDX Art in a larger map
Edelweiss Deli **** 3119 SE 12th Ave at Powell, Portland OR Hello momma. Wow, this place is oozing with deliciousness. A deli/German grocery store with tons of German meats for sale. Sausages of every variety imaginable and large racks of smoked pork chops that I must try. They have a small seating area and you […]
I said I’d post a finished photo of my bug mosaic a million years ago and that is finally (almost) happening. It’s still not done yet but I’ve made progress on it. I like it and I want to do a larger piece involving a little more planning. Because I can’t do anything very physical […]
I take breakfast very seriously. Leaving San Francisco meant leaving the Pork Store Cafe. This fact alone made it hard to move. So it was important that we find a breakfast place on par with the Pork Store as soon as possible, to make our transition easier. We found it in Fuller’s at NW 9th […]
We were regulars at quite a few Haight Ashbury restaurants. When I came up to Portland to find us a new home, the right neighborhood was just as important as the house. I found our house in Westmoreland, just down the street from the Sellwood district. It seemed to have everything we needed to keep […]