Tag Archives: Oregon

“They totally don’t hate gay people. They just really love freedom. And strawman arguments.”

Now that the Supreme Court has heard arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission (the one with the Christian guy who doesn’t want to bake cakes for… Read more »

Turns out living on island time is pretty flippin’ awesome….

It’s Day Four here on the Kona Coast, and even though I have a return ticket to Portland on Friday afternoon, part of me just wants to say “@#%$ it!”… Read more »

Another day in Paradise for me…not so much for others

We landed at Kailua-Kona airport yesterday, which means I can finally cross Hawaii off my bucket list. Erin and a friend are here for a medical conference…and the spouses are… Read more »

You can stand me up at the gates of Hell….

It was the fall of 1978…my first semester at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN (I realize I’m dating myself here, but work with me….). I saw Tom Petty and… Read more »

When it comes to air pollution, Beijing has nothing on us

Greetings from Portland, the city that air quality forgot. With the large wildfire just east of Portland in the Columbia Gorge, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were… Read more »