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STATES ON THE PODIUM FOR AN OREGON BLOG ABOUT NOTHING

These states read a blog about nothing. Is yours on it? The biggest problem with people coming to America is they show up without a good grip on their new place. How can anyone expect immigrants and refugees to know American states? Some of them come running for their lives. They’ve been on the track […]

WHERE IS TOO FAR? YOU’LL KNOW WHEN YOU GET THERE

Trust only those who’ve gone too far. And come back.   Does it hurt to fall down? If you’ve never had the experience you could say falling looks painful. So does the getting back up part after falling. Whether falling down on the ground, falling down on the job, or falling down on the family, […]

MIO SUSHI MARKETING LESSON OF LOVE

More often than not, a restaurant review helps you decide where not to go. If the food is great and the service superb, do you really want to go there? It sounds more like an expense account place for out of towners. A glowing review eliminates the hit and miss of driving around until you […]

MAN-D OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL GUIDE

Once a year the Man-D comes out of storage for the Oregon Brewers Festival. Traditions need respect. The beer hat named Man-D is part of tradition. Where’s the best place to wear the Man-D? Oregon Brewers Festival. See, the Man-D has magic for whoever wears it. The draw on Waterfront Park is the wide variety […]

CALLE 16 MURAL PROJECT AND BARRIO CAFE PHOENIX

Art, Food, Desert. Barrio Cafe To The Rescue. After rice and beans, chips and dips, what’s next in Mexican food? The Barrio Cafe. With a fusion of French influence, Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza writes a new book every night. The chapter I read came with the crew from 431 Stapley. It started in Mesa. “Did […]

YOUR MOMMA IS SO PORTLAND MOMS BLOG THAT…

Portland baby boomerpdx blogger meets Portland Moms Blog blogger in a parking lot. Does a web address across the back window of a car in Haggen’s parking lot mean ask me about it? So I did. Jen Knight turned out to be sunshine on a cloudy day; the Portland Moms Blog founder, owner, and power […]

ALIENATED BOOMERS VS MODERN HIPPIE

Take a good look at the next Millennial hippie. A twenty-something in tie dye, hygiene averse, stands next to their custom made bicycle at a happening brew pub. This isn’t a Halloween costume, it’s their outfit of choice. Call it lifestyle for lack of a better term. Just don’t call it throwback. Their choice of […]

BOOMER TRAVEL: THE ROAD TO UPPER SEDONA

Or How To Drive A Roundabout Without Sideswiping Half The State. Let’s praise the newest traffic separator sweeping the nation. This British import will be bigger than the Beatles. Not a stop sign, not a traffic light, the roundabout is a two lane puzzle designed to deliver drivers any direction they want. Or just go […]

Blog And The Brain Say Write Real

Real writing? Inspired by Seth Godin Boomerpdx depends on professional staff to get things right. Dr. Clockenhand, Director of Time Management, recently presented a paper on blogging and time: Often, the illiterate, or sadly, the non-literate, see writing as something done by ‘someone with way too much time on their hands to sit and type.’ They […]