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    • Portland Thunder

      After years of mediocrity and downright futility, the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (and Portland’s own adopted team) brought a championship football team to the Pacific Northwest. And,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Portland Art Museum

      Living in Portland, Oregon has exposed my children to more art and culture, which is something I don’t take for granted, considering such exposure isn’t available in all areas of…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Murder Mystery

      There is a reason that cop shows are so popular: People love mysteries. They love to have their minds engaged in a puzzle, they love guessing the bad guy (or…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Living Nativity

      With all the hubbub leading up to the holidays, all of the shopping, all of the baking and the cooking, all of the picking up of relatives at the airport,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Harvey’s

      Laughter is the best medicine. Few things like a bout of roaring laughter can soothe the troubles of our often stressful lives. Laughter actually helps with your physical health. Laughter…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Leaky Roof

      Pub fare: burgers, fries, nachos, wings, sausages. Who doesn’t like this kind of food? Who doesn’t like to show up at your local pub, enjoy a brewsky and some delicious…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Ichabod’s

      I have lived in Portland and its surrounding suburbs for the majority of my life and yet I am always surprised at how close the town of Scappoose is to…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Dog Portraits

      Portland, Oregon is a city of dog lovers. Portland and rain, Portland and beer, Portland and weirdness, Portland and the Trail Blazers: these things are synonymous with this wonderful, quirky…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Portland

      Portland, Oregon is a great place to live. While most of us are every day Joes, Hollywood does not hold the monopoly on famous residents. A number of celebrities of…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Downsizing – Wish List

      I recently showed two homes to a friend who is gearing up to downsize.  She is interested in a specific neighborhood which has many fine attributes including charming homes in…

      Written by Rick Sadle