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  • Dancer at Berbatis Pan

    November 11, 2006

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  • Dancer at Berbatis Pan

    November 11, 2006

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  • PDX neighborhood gassed by ICE and DHS again, for the provocation of some yelling and some spray paint. They used that damn mosquito fogger too. Biden is apparently “closely monitoring”, and mayor Ted Wheeler is pushing to punish property crimes more harshly, instead of working to protect Portland residents from indiscriminate chemical weapon deployments.

    Team Raccoon PDX is a mutual aid group working to get people (especially children) functional respirators to protect then when they are gassed in their own homes.

    they still won’t disclose exactly what chemical weapons they are using but they insist in court that they aren’t environmentally impactful, despite repeating testing that demonstrates the residues ar full of heavy metals…

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  • Chapter 6, pages 9-16!

    Want to read the whole comic and keep up to date on its 3 days a week schedule? Consider going to the main website listed below! (Can’t link or tumblr will hide from search)

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  • Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Portland, Oregon on  See traveler reviews and photos of Portland tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend. There are hundreds of things to do in Portland. Our attractions - much like the city itself - are both unexpected and inspiring. Some of the most popular things to do in Portland include visits to gardens, museums and the world’s largest independent bookstore.

    19 Best Things to Do in Portland, Oregon Right Now
    Portland. Things to do. Restaurants. Popular cities. Consider this your guide to all the quirky, cool and fun things to do in Portland this year. By Jonathan Thompson

    33 Weirdly Awesome Things to Do in Portland | Two Wandering Soles
    Portland, Oregon is known for breweries, green space and a quirky hipster vibe that’s sure to make you fall in love. There are tons of things to do in this super It is everything the TV shows make it seem, and more. Not only are there a ton of places to see and things to do in Portland, but there’s a certain…

    Best Things to Do in Portland, OR | U.S. News Travel
    Ranking of the top 21 things to do in Portland, OR. Travelers favorites include #1 Washington Park, #2 International Rose Test Garden and more. If you’re looking to pub crawl, try the excellent bars and breweries. If you travel in June, take part in the annual Portland Rose Festival at the To.

    47 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Portland - Atlas Obscura
    Discover 47 hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Portland, Oregon from The Witch’s Castle to Bart Simpson Etching. 47 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Portland, Oregon.

    50 Things to do in Portland| Clipper Vacations
    Explore the many things to do in Portland and discover everything from the world-famous International Rose Test Garden to the popular Powell’s Books.

    Portland Bucket List: 45 Quirky & Fun Things to Do
    A bucket list filled with the best things to do in Portland, Oregon. From strolling through Chinese and Japanese gardens to taking part in a naked bike ride without getting arrested for public indecency, there are really cool as well as weird things to do in Portland, Oregon.

    Actually Cool Things to Do in Portland Right Now - Thrillist
    As Portland moves from the heat of summer into the cooler days of fall, one thing is for certain: These have been the most eventful, historic months in It’s a historic time in this city and country, and those that feel safe to do so should recognize that it’s an opportunity to support a momentous cause and to…

    Best Free Things to Do in Portland

    Recommended for Free Things to Do because: Portland’s Rose Garden is breathtaking in summer and it is always free. Meagan’s expert tip: Visit between Buskers throughout the area round out the entertainment. Recommended for Free Things to Do because: The Portland Saturday Market is a…

    Things To Do In Portland - Deals on Activities in Portland… | Groupon
    Some of the top things to do in the City of Roses include: The Portland Japanese Garden, the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. Save up to 70% on 1000s of awesome Portland deals. Discover top restaurants, spas, things to do & more. Check back every day for new deals near you.


    The Top 10 Things To Do in Portland
    In Portland itself, join locals on a jog or bike through Forest Park, the largest urban park in America. Stop at Powell’s Books to browse the stacks; do a bike tour of the many breweries in the area; or sample a wide variety of international cuisines from the city’s famous food carts.

    Things to do in Portland - Places to Visit in Portland - TripHobo
    One of the things to do in Portland if you are an outdoorsy type. Forest Park: The Forest Park is replete with tall trees, plenty of hiking trails that go from easy to difficult, biking trails, equestrian, trails and vista points. Visiting Portland and not visiting the Forest Park should be considered a crime!

    Things To Do In Portland - Activities & Attractions | Travelocity
    You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Portland. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Portland? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and…

    25 Free Things to Do in Portland Oregon Portland on a Budget
    Do any of these free things to do in PDX look interesting to you? Can you think of any other free things in the city that’s worth a visit? Thank you so much for such a detailed list on things to do in Portland. I will be there for about a week in one month and I’m excited to try out all of these!

    Best Things To Do in Portland, Oregon

    Discover 14 fun things to do in Portland, United States. This year is a great time to go sightseeing and visit the many attractions in Portland.

    50 Fun Things To Do In Portland Oregon (what to do in Portland)
    Portland is definitely a city I’ll be back to someday. The people there are much more relaxed and easy going than many other places I’ve been to. With that said, I want to share with you my list of 50 things to do in Portland, along with my experience and some travel tips thrown in here and there.

    Top Things To Do in Portland | Fodor’s Travel
    Portland Things to Do. Sights See All 65. 5 Reasons to Visit Portland, Oregon. Whether you’re looking for mountain hikes or microbrews, indie eateries or design-savvy shops, Oregon’s hippest city has it all.


    309 Things to Do in Portland: Points of Interest + Activities
    Discover 2020’s top Portland attractions. Plan visits to Portland Japanese Garden, Powell’s City of Books + International Rose Test Garden. Book Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mt Hood Tour from Portland, Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland + Mississippi Avenue Food Tour…

    Best Things to Do in Portland, Oregon: Weekend Fun for Kids…
    Looking for fun things to do in Portland with kids? Portland is a very family-friendly city. Looking for romantic things to do in Portland with your date tonight? Portland has an active nightlife, particularly in the downtown, Old Town, and Pearl District neighborhoods.

    20 TOP Things To Do in Portland - Explore like a local
    Explore Portland like a local. Find the best local sights, things to do & tours recommended by Portland locals. Skip the tourist traps & discover Portland’s hidden gems.

    Fun Things To Do in Portland

    Here are some weird things to do in Portland, Oregon from nickel arcades to brewery tours. The internet asked, so we’re answering. Here are a few more things to keep in mind for your trip. Cool Things to do in Portland Today: Check out what’s going on in Portland today and this weekend on…

    Things to Do in Portland - Portland travel guide
    Portland, Oregon, is a vibrant and scenic city in the USA’s Pacific Northwest. The largest city in the state, it’s famed for its huge expanses of green space, from parks and forests to breathtaking You’ll be drawn to Portland if you love the great outdoors, but that’s not all there is to love about this place.

    #Portland Oregon#Portland #Portland to do #things to do portland #Portland travel #travel Portland Oregon #Portland Oregon attractions
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  • More Scenes from Montavilla

    January 13, 2021

    A–Never Stop

    B–Do what the telephone poles say

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  • Bipartisan Cafe, double espresso served to go, during covid-19 lockdown

    January 13, 2021

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  • Portland


    You took me in your arms

    and said,

    “It’ll be okay.”

    How am I to know

    if that’s what you mean?

    I’m only human.


    You made so many

    of your people a star

    but you never thought

    of why they’d rule.


    Can you hear me?

    Can you hear me

    cry over the boys

    that never gave a damn

    about me?

    But I can’t imagine

    a day without the people

    who made this girl

    blossom into a flower.

    I can’t imagine how much suffering

    that I have to go through

    in order to say that it’s my time

    to go through the changes

    that I want to make in my life.


    Can you see it too?

    Or are you blind

    to see all the changes

    that she made

    just to keep you?

    Because you roam around

    with people like Alyssa McKay

    and The Unipiper,

    just so you could

    forget how she cried

    herself to sleep

    that one December night.


    Will you know my name

    if people ends up

    breaking me into two

    like how others proclaimed

    how I made them feel

    like they don’t belong?

    When that’s all

    that I’ve been feeling

    since I got here.


    Who am I to judge you?

    You are someone like me.

    You are someone who cries to herself

    but that doesn’t mean that you are weak.

    It means that you have a heart

    that will be breakable

    but never by the same hands.


    How will you love again?

    Even after my days are through.

    #portland oregon#writeundertheinfluence #poets on tumblr #writers on tumblr #poetry #i edited this way too much ***call out to self***
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  • 2007 was lit

    Hello everybody :)

    So… I wanted to write something about how this week has been. To start, here where I live if we go out from Monday to Saturday we have to be back at home at 7:00 PM and all day at home on Sundays. But that’s old news.

    I started to wrok again btw, at home, of course.

    Ok, now Taylor related stuff.

    I was about 10 years old when I first listened to You Belong With Me. The rest is obvious. Now you may be wondering why it took me so long if Taylor’s career started in 2006, right? well, basically, back then I was around 7 years old, I had no access to internet and Tim Mcgraw wasn’t a thing in my country. Theeeen in 2010 was this big start for me. An old friend of mine lent me his copy of Speak Now and that same night I played it on my computer while checking the booklet that got me fascinated. Even though I loved each song, I was extremely into Haunted, but this story is not about track 12.


    Now here comes this big revelation that came to me on YouTube just yestarday.

    I was watching the Sparks Fly video, this one https://youtu.be/oKar-tF__a 


    you know vibing hard to it and then THIS…

    https://youtu.be/V_ddn4tJSBw *add stars and tiwwchnt choir*


    When I read “original version” I was like… I need to check this out even though I was not expecting it to be a real thing. I was shocked, litteraly. The way lyrics are different and how she talks about falling in love in a bar when she was about 17… singing about this guy that she had a crush on leading her up the staircase? That she’s gonna strike that match tonight? That she would love to hate it but she can’t because he makes it like a firework show? shooked can’t describe how I felt yesterday and now I still feel now lol.

    Anyways, I loooove how cohesive the lyrics are in this version, basically they met in a bar, fell in love and sparks fly. But I really love how lyrics go so well with the instrumental in the rewritten 2010 version. I’m glad Taylor got the chance to give this song a try and ended up being an all times fave.

    This might be old stuff for 2006 Swifties but I’m so happy. 

    If we check the Speak Now booklet, the hidden message for Sparks Fly is “Portland Oregon” and doing some research, that might be also old news for some swifties, this was *supposedly* written about a singer named Jake Owen when Taylor was about 17. 17 singing about being in a bar. The old Taylor was back since 2017 and I didn’t noticed lol.


    I wasn’t sure how they met so I did some more research and turns out they met in 2006 when Taylor was an oppening act to Jake’s show at a bar and according to soundslikenashville.com Taylor posted about that night on her MySpace profile. Here’s a screenshot:


    Taylor mentions she dressed up as an angel and her band wore devil ear headbands so I had to look for it and here are some pictures of that night  that you can easily find.


    So… Sparks Fly is about two people meeting in a bar *where she actually met Jake* and she likes the guy’s green eyes. Seems like Taylor said the song was more about fantasy than real life, which is good since Taylor was still 16 and Jake around 25. The song was written during 2006 - 2007 and then officially recorded with lyrics changed in 2010 for Speak Now, the self written masterpiece.

    Ya’ll, I love finding out stuff like this even if I’m more than 10 years late. 

    Ps: I wish I was THIS dedicated at doing research for school projects. Study, it’s good.

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  • Downtown Portland

    January 14, 2021

    A–Mother’s Bistro

    B–SW Ash St.

    C and D–Voodoo Doughnuts

    E–The Paris Theater

    F–SW Ankenny St, “The Ankenny Alley”

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  • Crumbs like the scattering of stars, 2020-21

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  • Comfort and discomfort and weekly grocery store trips, 2020-21

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  • Learning in isolation, 2021

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