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The Tunnel Has Been Gray-Painted

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On April 8, the SW Grover Street pedestrian tunnel was decorated with drawings and poems:On Monday April 14 I walked there again,and it looked like this:The graffiti had been covered with gray paint! And the day goes on as always.There … Continue reading

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Tunnel of Poems

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Yesterday I walked from downtown Portland to the South Portland Neighborhood, passing through a pedestrian tunnel that goes under Naito Parkway, connecting First Avenue to Water Avenue. The tunnel follows the curve of Grover Street, a noisy cement habitrail where cars scurry to … Continue reading

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Stephens Creek Nature Park’s New Trail

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The grand opening of a new trail and the dedication of the Raz-Baack Crossing and signage was cause for celebration this morning at Stephens Creek Nature Park.Here, Arnie Panitch, retired social work professor, Portland historian, and dedicated volunteer, admires the new … Continue reading

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Top of SW Thirty-Seventh Avenue

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Driving through the Hayhurst Neighborhood yesterday, this interesting fence caught my eye because it was made of pipes.I got out of the car for a closer look.It was painted to match the house. Each fence post was topped with a … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary New Year’s Eve

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Last night I was spending New Years Eve with my good friend and neighbor, Yone, when we decided that a game was in order. (Full disclosure: Yone and I celebrate ‘New Jersey New Years’ and call it a night at … Continue reading

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Open Road

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A young man and woman waited for a bus in downtown Portland. Each of them carried an enormous backpack and bedroll. Their multiple layers of clothing were well worn. He had tattoos on his neck and she wore several strings … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Garden

Even though we are deep into the dark, damp days of autumn, I am thinking about vegetable gardening next spring. And if it is future-tripping to look at my yard and remember where the sunlight hits it in May, and … Continue reading