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CYO 4th Grade Boys Exciting to the End!

Feb 26, 2017

4th Grade Boys Championships

All Saints – Coaches: Ron DePalma & Peter Metz

Emmett, Ryan, Lucas, Samson, Garrett, Alonzo, Boden, Aidan, Peter… 144 more words


CYO 3rd Grade Boys Championship

Feb 26, 2017

Our Lady of the Lake Coaches:  Thomas Edwards, Keary Lee & Chris Melillo

August, Ryder, Hudson, Caden, Cade, CJ, Brody, Patrick, James, Alex… 99 more words

CYO 3 Girls City Double Overtime!

St. Pius X scored the first basket in the first minute of the game. St. Clare added a point off a free throw with two minutes left in the first quarter. 350 more words

Day at the Coast

My oldest daughter and I took a trip to the Oregon Coast this past weekend to the site of the shipwreck of Peter Iredale.  We had a two hour window of time when the tide was low enough and there was no rain.   39 more words



Recently,  I worked with a college student model at Sellwood Park. She was a joy to work with.  I think she is fantastic; smart, beautiful, and with a creative vision.   8 more words


Pinot Noir, Ayoub Estate Vineyard, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley AVA, Oregon, US, 2013, 12.8% abv.

Talk about tiny – there is no tasting room at the Ayoub Estate Vineyard located just outside of McMinnville in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, but they’re more than happy to make you an appointment to come to the kitchen to taste. 116 more words


Illuminating 'ghost signs' with glorious light

Last February we attended the premiere Portland Winter Light Festival at OMSI. The outdoor celebration promised to illuminate “Portland’s waterfront through contemporary light-based art installations, engaging performance, and fun activities for all ages.”  We thought it’d be a mellow affair. 164 more words

Oregon History