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Top Ten Reasons Small Towns Rock, Part II

September 3rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · entertainment, nature, Oregon, urban-rural divide

  In Part I of Small Towns Rock, I described how I feel I’m straddling the urban-rural divide since I live in Portland, Oregon, but steadily travel for my work into its small towns and rural areas. I love all these places — but wish they loved each other more. In particular, I


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Top Ten Reasons Small Towns Rock, Part I

August 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Oregon, urban-rural divide

I’ve been thinking a lot about the urban-rural divide, i.e. the lack of goodwill and respect between the city-folk of the United States and the folk of its smaller towns and rural areas.*  While I live in a big city (Portland, Oregon is the 23rd largest city in the U.S) my work takes me steadily to small towns [...]


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