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Affordable Housing — Another Shameful Setback for Portland (A Rant)

About a decade ago the city of Portland made a commitment that development of the South Waterfront neighborhood would include enough affordable housing to ensure that a diversity of economic status in the new neighborhood that reflected that of the whole city. 695 more words

Design

Holiday Savings

I’m excited to announce that for the rest of 2014 I’m offering a holiday discount.

Contrary to popular belief,  November and December are excellent months to conduct your job search. 151 more words

Lan Su Chinese Garden--November 1

I missed an October visit by a day. Still, there was more green than fall color, and only one tree had dropped its leaves. There was more color in the… 187 more words

Nature

Death with Dignity Act: Brittany Maynard

Death with Dignity Act, which allows physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to certain terminally ill patients.

“For people to argue against this choice for sick people really seems evil to me,” …

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Journal

Strong mayor? Not for Amarillo

A friend and former colleague shared a story out of Sacramento, Calif., that he thought might pique my interest.

He’s right. It did.

The story concerns a ballot referendum that calls for a strong mayor form of government in California’s capital city. 407 more words

National News

October 14-Omission Pale Ale

Decided to try a gluten free beer called Omission tonight from Widmer Brothers Brewing in Portland Oregon. The beer was  5.8 % ABV and just was not good. 30 more words

Beer Of The Day

He was a great man

Men achieve greatness many ways. Some seek it. Occasionally it falls on others. Still others become great simply by being who they are, by playing by the rules, and living good lives. 426 more words