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chinese gardens and random neat things from downtown on a sunny winter sunday.

last sunday was very blustery…and sunny. it also happened to be free admission day at the chinese gardens downtown. my friend nina moved to a loft down there, and i hadn’t been over to see it, so i got to … Continue reading

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pinkham millinery…a hat party!

if you are ever fortunate enough to attend one of dayna pinkham’s parties or fashion shows, i urge you to do so. she is a very gifted milliner with a great vision. she designs and makes all types of hats … Continue reading

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wine country.

with friends visiting from out of town, i thought going out to the wine country would be a fun experience. it totally was. it’s so beautiful out there, and i hadn’t been in a million years. it’s interesting that most … Continue reading

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astoria. oregon.

my boyfriend and i went to astoria a couple of weeks ago. i like to go there about once per year. i think it’s nice to just hang out, walk around, get good coffee, shop for antiques, and hear the ever-interesting local … Continue reading

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an homage to henry ford’s…with borrowed photos.

i have been wanting to write about a restaurant/bar that used to be in southwest portland…where there are now some hideous, cheaply built condos….henry ford’s. this place was magical, and i have no pics of my own from there, so … Continue reading

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beverly cleary.

this past saturday i volunteered to help with the beverly cleary walking tour for the architectural heritage center. beverly cleary lived here in north east portland while she was in school. the weather was lovely and the info quite charming. … Continue reading

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out and about.

i was out and about all over town this weekend. this was the first weekend in a long time that i didn’t work. the weather was fabulous. the above image is from n. mississippi. i’ve always loved this building. i … Continue reading

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