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Portland Perspective

Hello from the other side..of Thanksgiving (ugh, that derned song).  Hope yours was spectaculous.  (I accidentally wrote that word, and then decided, yes.)  Ours was pretty awesome – we spent it in Portland with my mom and brother where we ate, drank, hiked, and bookshopped very well indeed.   683 more words

Indie Film

"One and Only"

It’s the end of autumn and winter is making its presence known across the country.

This seemed like an appropriate image for the day. On a hike a few weeks ago, I noticed this single maple leaf clinging to a tree. 118 more words


Reports from the Kurdish/SDF frontline: 1/12/2015

The following are the latest reports from the SDF/Kurd frontline against ISIS. The video above shows the moment Syrian Democratic Forces enter a newly liberated Arab village in southern Hasakah. 306 more words



There’s an amazing bit of dialogue in Bajrangi Bhaijaan. It’s in the scene where Bajrangi is being tortured in a prison cell by Pakistani some un-named “counter-espionage” organisation in order to extract a false confession from him. 129 more words


getting there

Politics and the kids
are all we talk of now
(did we ever talk of anything else?)
You shake your graying head
Each time I’m not convinced… 41 more words


may hem reblogged this on jotNrot.


“If you have to hide it, it’s bullshit. If you have to defend it, its bullshit. If you have to convince yourself that the good outweighs the bad, its bullshit. 598 more words