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An interesting occurrence on NE Alberta


You can’t take pictures of my building!”

I heard that phrase, repeated, as I was, well, shooting a picture of a building on NE Alberta last Saturday with my daughter. 306 more words

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Ralph Friedman disses Milwaukie, Ore.

If you’ve never read Ralph Friedman’s books, get to it. His first self-published (before it was called DIY) book, Oregon For the Curious, cost $1.95 in 1965 and sold thousands of copies. 393 more words

Oregon History

Holding on to the Past

I buy old books. Not collectables, necessarily. Not valuable books, usually. Old books; just old books.

Sometimes when I open those old books, I find an unexpected bonus. 222 more words


10 Modern Rooms Thoughtfully Designed with the TV in Mind

It’s a safe bet that a majority of us own at least one television and while they’re no longer those big, bulky box sets, they still can be an eyesore in a room. 503 more words


A Lamp is a Horse, Of Course, Of Course ....

While on a bicycle ride in Williamstown a couple of weeks ago, I encountered this sight in a house overlooking Hobson’s Bay….

And to prove I wasn’t hallucinating, here’s a link ( 89 more words


NGINX: Architecture

NGINX is a open-source, high-performance http server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. It is one of the most used in web, and it leads in the web performance because the architecture of NGINX is quite different from legacy web servers or application servers. 677 more words


Walking around Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District

I’ve been spending more and more time in the Central Eastside district. Each Wednesday I hop on at the end/beginning of the Orange Line and take the 20 minute ride in for a weekly gig I have with a… 340 more words

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