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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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The Happy Greed Of Summer

August 5th, 2009 · No Comments · entertainment, lifestyle, transportation

I try to not be crazily greedy in the summertime. But it’s difficult, after the many months of rain and cold and dark you get living so far from the equator. Summertime is not about a greed for things or possessions. Summer, at least for me, sparks a near-manic greed for experiences, the experiences I [...]


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