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The Urban Vibe of Portland - II

On a cool, cloudy and drizzly weekend day in mid-February, I did a pleasant 12-mile loop hike from home. The goal was to take photos capturing the essence of Portland in the wintertime. 262 more words

Portland Area Hikes

The Energy of Spring

I’m sipping coffee from my City of Pawnee mug that my lovely husband gave me in celebration of my 34th year while occasionally glancing out the window at a landscape that still feels foreign. 804 more words


Harry Ramsden's Qatar :: Fish & Chips Done Right

Fish and Chips is the one thing I really miss from the UK. It’s more than 6 years since I last visited my home country, and fish and chips is the only thing that I have been envious of others who have made the trip back. 289 more words


Persons of Interest -- John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (2/27/1902–12/20/1968) is a well-known American author and needs no introduction. Most folks in the United States have read at least one of his stories in high school (for instance his novellas, … 273 more words


131 & 132: The Pearl and The Red Pony

I don’t read a lot of Steinbeck. These two – The Pearl and The Red Pony – are, I think, definitely better than Of Mice and Men… 112 more words


Growing Numbers

The persecution of Maria Candelaria starts. Maria Candelaria (Emilio Fernández,1944)

Waiting in La Perla (Emilio Fernández,1947)

1940's Movies

Recycled Reads 2017: The Pearl

Bikurgurl 2017: Recycled Reads

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Thank YOU for joining me for Recycled Reads 2017! 545 more words