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Panhandling At The Oregon Zoo

August 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · entertainment, Oregon

“Um, excuse me, do you have any extra concert tickets?” “No, sorry.” The young family clearly wished they could help. “That’s OK. Hi there, do you have any extra tickets?” Before you judge me and my friend Colleen for panhandling for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy tickets outside the Oregon Zoo here in Portland this afternoon, [...]


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A Different Take On “We Deserve It”

June 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · community, spirituality & religion, work

I’m happy, even ecstatic in our new home, on the east flank of Mount Tabor here in Portland, Oregon. Our house is newer than our former home (one week old versus 70 years old) and larger (2250 square feet versus 1290 sf). And most importantly to me, it has an open floor plan that promotes [...]


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