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Aaron and Mahshad's Wedding

I had the incredible blessing of being able to attend the wedding of Aaron and Mahshad.  Aaron is someone I have known since “before he was born.”  I first met his family when I was seventeen and they moved to my hometown in New Hampshire.   196 more words


Make A Wish: Wren's Mermaid Block Party

Wren,  who is 10 years old has spinal muscular atrophy and it makes it difficult for her to move her legs.  Her wish was for a swim spa so she could move around, float, and stretch. 141 more words


A murder mystery at the Commonwealth Building?

The Commonwealth Building (421 SW 6th Avenue between Washington and Stark Streets), was designed by architect Pietro Belluschi and built between 1944 and 1948. Originally known as the Equitable Building, the building is noted as one of the first glass box towers ever built, pioneering many modern features and predating the more famous Lever House in Manhattan. 172 more words

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Last Images of Camp Howard Summer Camping Season

After dinner each night at Camp Howard, Old Glory is lowered and cabins take turns with the honor.  Campers learn to address the flag, proper protocols and folding the flag.   63 more words

Camp Howard

The IOC got mad at this artisanal salami maker for using “Olympic” in their name

When you walk into the Olympia Provisions offices in the Southeast Industrial neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, you can see hints of the past if you look carefully enough. 1,372 more words

Courage and the Self Portrait

I do not do this much, but I was inspired by an amazing 16 year old photographer, and thought I had something to learn from trying. 344 more words


Blue-ribbon marijuana plants will be on display at the upcoming Oregon State Fair

The best of Oregon’s crops and cows will make their way to the state capital at the end of this month for the Oregon State Fair. 407 more words