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    • Nutcracker

      Or, maybe you want to make your season bright by doing something classy. Maybe Christmas lights are too gaudy for you. Maybe bazaars and concerts are too rambunctious. Maybe, you…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Christmas in the Garden

      I love this time of year. I mean, Thanksgiving dinner isn’t even digested before I’m busting out my Christmas sweaters and my Christmas tunes. My love of the yule tide…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Andina Thanksgiving

      I love Thanksgiving. It’s the Christmas Kickoff. I love the football that’s on from dawn to dusk, I love the orange and brown color palette, I love the time to…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Wordstock

      I love books. Not Kindles, not Ebooks or Nooks. Books! Paperback, hard cover, trade paperback, chap book, heck, I would even read a scroll if I could get my hands…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Art Alexakis

      Portland, Oregon has always been a place well known for artistry and music. However, doing the early to late 90’s, a time dubbed by many as the Grunge Years, Portland…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

      The Columbia River Gorge, just outside of Portland, Oregon, has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful places in all of the United States—if not the world. Unfortunately,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • SyKart

      I friggin love go-karts. If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that already. Give me a chance to go karting, and karting I will do.…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Flash Back Cruise

      I had never seen my wife in bell bottoms before. I had never seen her in an orange blouse, or with her hair feathered out Farrah Fawcett style. I’d never…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Globetrotters

      Bless my mom’s heart. I mean, she’s my mom so, obviously, I love her. And she’s wise and knows a lot of things about a lot of things. But, sports—eh,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Roosevelts Terrariums

      “What on earth is a terrarium?” I said. My daughter was rambling on and on about terrariums. She wanted to make one. She wanted to make several. She wanted to…

      Written by Rick Sadle