Monthly Archives: September 2017

    • Scared in Oregon

      I am Mr. Christmas. The day after Thanksgiving, the Christmas lights go up, Frosty gets on the roof, the manger scene hits the lawn, the Christmas music gets busted out,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Trackless Train

      I don’t make it across the river to Vancouver as often I would like too—as often as I should. I have everything that I need right here in Portland. But,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Scoop

      Summer in Portland, Oregon is fantastic. I mean, you get one of those really good summers (like we’re having) you’re looking at high 80’s and no rain for months on…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Everything I Need (Part 2)

      Part Two: The Return Walking back, I spotted Ellen, who was recently widowed. She and Howard lived in this neighborhood for longer than anyone I could think of. I give…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Everything I Need (Part 1)

      Part One: The Journey I don’t know if this is true or not, but I read somewhere that folks that live in San Diego, where it is perpetually seventy-five degrees…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Pat’s Acres

      Go karts are awesome. No matter what age you are, sitting in a Go-Kart and zooming down a track is exhilarating. And, because Go Karts are open air and lightweight,…

      Written by Rick Sadle