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A Day for Everyone

September 16, 2012 by

Wow. How did we get halfway into September? Next you are going to tell me that summer is over. Psshaw! We are having the best weather of the year here in the Northwest; I don’t want to believe it. But when I see my neighbor’s pumpkin vines dying back and the tired green of my […]

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If you know anyone who lives in Portland, you’ve already heard the news. It stopped raining! Not only has it stopped raining (which would have been enough), but the sun came out! Not only that (which thrilled us all to bits), it is 80°! Louise and I walked to Laurelhurst Park, mostly as an excuse […]

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February 18, 2012 by

I don’t think a day goes by when I don’t wish I could take back something that came out of my mouth. It’s not that I use an excess of profanity – I’ve gotten better about that since Louise told me it was unseemly in someone of my age. Usually it’s because I said what was […]

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Remembering Billy

October 3, 2011 by

I’ve lived in Portland going on 18 years and have barely set foot on the campus of Portland State University. I can count on one finger the number of times I’ve been there. Once, exactly. How is this possible? A professor friend of mine invited me to come to her class tonight and talk about my […]

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Louise thought it was freaky, but I told her that stuff like this has been happening to me all the time. It started last night. We went out to dinner with our dear friend Carol, whom I have known since I was a teenager. She knew my mom well and is a big fan of […]

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