Monthly Archives: December 2016

  • Free Movies

    Free Movies

    “Free”. I’ll admit it; it’s one of my favorite words. Assuming there’s not a catch involved… who doesn’t like something for free? Fill in the blank. Free. You had me…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Dog Exercise

    Dog Exercise

    Come on dad, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go… BARK, BARK, BARK, BARK… LET’S GO!….. All of us dog owners have been there. And, while generally taking your…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Scandanavian Christmas

    Scandanavian Christmas

    My wife is Scandinavian. More specially, she is of Norwegian decent. She has introduced me to a whole new world culturally. In the culinary department, she has made for me…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Portland Chorus

    Portland Chorus

    Something wonderful happened last night. Something very progressive and very Portland: I had the opportunity to introduce some out of town guests to the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus. Not only…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Murder Mystery

    Murder Mystery

    “Did I ever tell you about the time I was accused of murder?” This is a common way for me to start conversation at a party. My wife hates it.…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Winter Beer Fest

    Winter Beer Fest

    Summer may be over, but that does not mean that the festivals have to come to an end. Here in Portland, we don’t hibernate, we don’t stop socializing, we don’t…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Pittock Mansion Christmas

    Pittock Mansion Christmas

    It’s hard to believe it, but the holiday season is right around the corner. First, Thanksgiving, where we gorge ourselves on food and football and then, my personal favorite, Christmas,…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Dinosaurs


    Dinosaurs are amazing. As a little boy, I could name them all: Tyrannosauraus, Allosaurus, Brontosaurus, Stegosaurus… I could go on, and I would if I didn’t limit myself to a…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Stickmen Brewing

    Stickmen Brewing

    Want to find a brewery in the Portland/Metropolitan area? That’s easy. Throw a pebble, or a leaf or something light weight and, wherever it lands, you will find a brewery.…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Portland Values

    Portland Values

    Portlanders are a proudly quirky bunch. You can spot us from a mile away. The greatest giveaway is our fashion sense and, namely, the shorts, matched with a hoodie and…

    Written by Rick Sadle