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Facing #fear

Today’s post is in response to a question I received via Facebook messenger from Sunni in Spokane, WA. Sunni was kind enough to give me permission to use her question on my blog, so that my reply might benefit a larger audience. 884 more words


Snapshots: The Body @ Black Cat -- 2/27/17

The Body performs at Black Cat on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 (Photo by Paivi).

In a sold-out benefit for Planned Parenthood Monday, Portland metal duo The Body dropped by the Black Cat backstage to entertain alongside a few experimental DC bands. 138 more words

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Don't Miss: The Body @ Black Cat, 2/27/17

The Body (Photo courtesy the artist)

Portland experimental metal duo The Body have been pretty active lately, publishing No One Deserves Happiness, their fifth studio album, in 2016 via Thrill Jockey. 229 more words

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A Room with a View

The view you see when traveling north from LA to the Northwest never loses its magic for me.  The Ring of Fire which holds the Cascade mountains in its arms possesses some of the most majestic peaks in the World. 165 more words


Where “old” displays stunning beauty and tells the stories of our world.

On my second day in Oregon, I got up from the wonderful home where I was staying in Hood River and headed east along the Columbia River. 739 more words

Duck pond below Paradise, Mt Ranier

There were two families of ducks goofing around in this little meadow pond. Beyond the pond were many spring flats with lots of rusty soil, slightly sulfurous, and lots of skunk weed.