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  • State of Portland 2023

    State of Portland 2023

    Last fall I visited downtown after mainly staying out of the central business district (CBD) since COVID had set in. I was looking to get my daughter’s computer fixed at the Apple Store which was the only one that had next-day appointments available. After arriving and walking around the CBD, I was shocked. I took…

  • 2023 Holy Land Pilgrimage

    2023 Holy Land Pilgrimage

    It is now finished — the 2023 Holy Land Pilgrimage. It will take months — if not years — to unpack everything we have seen, and stories we read, and to continue to celebrate the friendships formed. As a sit here on my layover and on the bumpy plane ride home, I am thinking so…

  • Daily Prompt: Write About Your First Computer

    Daily Prompt: Write About Your First Computer

    Write about your first computer. In the days of IBM PC vs. Mac, we had many lively discussions at home. My dad was a strong PC supporter (and rightfully so since his software only ran on PC). At school, my world was opened up to the Mac. We had Mac SE’s in our school. These…

  • Visiting Kann

    Visiting Kann

    One of the most popular new restaurants in Portland and beyond is Kann. Kann opened in August 2022 and continues to be one of the most popular restaurants on the Portland scene. Behind this phenomenon is Gregory Gourdet. Recent press and awards: Portland Month’s 2022 Restaurant of the Year, New York Times’ 50 best restaurants…

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