Monthly Archives: September 2012


At the Hillsdale Bike Plaza

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To some motorists, the Hillsdale business district in Southwest Portland is a narrow point in the road connecting downtown Portland and outlying areas. But those who spend time here enjoy a lively marketplace with a wide assortment of local businesses. … Continue reading


Third Thursday in Hillsdale

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Last week I attended Third Thursday in Hillsdale, an event organized by the Hillsdale Main Street program. It is an evening when businesses stay open late and there are sidewalk sales, music, and more. Hungry, my companions and I started … Continue reading


Tom and Tomatoes

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Walking home after work on Monday, I came across this:My wonderful neighbors Yone and Scott were sharing their tomato harvest.Beautiful.The reference to Tom Peterson made me smile,and remember this:I don’t think I ever shopped at Tom Peterson‘s furniture store, but … Continue reading



This gallery contains 18 photos.

There is a little trail in my neighborhood that I use as a shortcut when walking home from the bus stop after work. I am fortunate to have this beautiful path to enjoy on the way home, and it is … Continue reading