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Nothing says “It’s Saturday in Portland, Oregon” louder than the Portland Saturday Market. This is our big open air bazaar under the Burnside Bridge, and it’s where Northern Oregonian’s shop for holiday gifts, practice their photography, and bring their kids or out of town guests, and just hang out. 443 more words
Death

I used to be quite a busy gal. My schedule (and my budget) was tight. Drive-thrus are certainly timesaving luxuries, but I had rather save my extra pennies for postage hikes and eat a crunchy cob of corn from my traveling convection oven. 235 more words

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Writing- Three Ways Life Gets in Your Way

Writing- Three Ways Life Gets in Your Way

Across the world, most artists are fighting to make space in their busy lives for their art. Certainly there are artists who make a living with their art alone, but the vast majority have day jobs. 1,330 more words

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Wednesday Training, Broken Bale & Basic Badassery

Looks like it’s nice and cold in Madrid, eh? I’m freezing my tuchis off in New York lately esp. at night. But tomorrow is Thanksgiving so I’ll have a couple of days off to rest and stay cozy in my house. 344 more words

Bits And Bobs

There’s this odd thing I do, and I tend to do it at night when no one is watching. I’ve been hearing it’s annoying, but I never hear that directly from the person I am “saving.” I will creep into a friend’s kitchen unannounced, but not creepy Charlie Manson style, mind you—my handiwork is bequeathed to people I actually know. 553 more words

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I adore bacon. For surely. It’s scrumptious. I serve it at my funeral home. A study says lettuce is “three times worse than bacon” in terms of environmental impact. 833 more words

Death

I have this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life what had been my childhood dream. One of them. My daily mortician gig certainly sprung from needy childhood issues and a fondness for processions, but like any media stuffed kid, there were many daydreams to chase. 307 more words

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