Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Chloe Payne

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Last week, this young woman was busking near the corner of SW 9th Avenue and Yamhill Street (you can just see the Billions of People art exhibit in the background). She had a lovely voice, and was very unaffected for … Continue reading

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Lunch Hour: A Splash of Color

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“More wind and rain in the forecast today,” per the radio. Dreary is simply how Portland’s weather is much of the time. Nobody expresses the gloom better than Portlandia herself: So, I am on the hunt for something cheery this … Continue reading

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Frodo and William

On Sunday I walked up to Food Front via the Wilson High School campus. The school’s mid-century buildings looked tired, but when the rain let up the campus grounds seemed to come alive. The Wilson Student Garden has been cleaned … Continue reading

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Six Lunch Hours

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A six-day work week, and six lunch hours in downtown Portland. Monday At 715 SW Morrison, in the lobby of the Pioneer Park Building, I contemplated a mixed media piece by Portland artist Margot Voorhies Thompson, whose work has been … Continue reading

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Lobby of the Cascade Building

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Even on rainy days, I like to get outside and walk around downtown on my lunch hour. Now and then I duck into the lobby of old building to warm up and look around. Last week I found refuge in … Continue reading