Portland brace yourself this shit is gonna be fierce! Woo!
Portland brace yourself this shit is gonna be fierce! Woo!
Can anyone recommend an arborist to come to my house to chop the top of our Cedar?
So, what are the boundaries...?
Where do all of you mean when you ask about something somewhere in NE, NW, SW, SE, N, S, E, W Portland?
Coming from Phoenix, most people there just gave "Oh it's on 43rd ave and [insert street name here]" because it was an overly simplified grid system...So, I'm a little confused from time to time even after 10 months.
Care to help a guy out? Maybe show me the bigger picture?
Like THE PEARL DISTRICT...where would that be considered?
I work on 10th and Washington near POWELLS BOOKS on Burnside...is that North Portland?
So, give me some recommendations. What's the most amazing album that's come out in the last five years? What makes it so great? What's it sound like? etc. PLEASE HELP!
Ok, back to your regularly scheduled winter...
eta: it just quit
The problem is that when I peruse the intertubes for suitable gear, I find that every breathable, water-resistant jacket out there has one or more of the following flaws:
- no hood (omg wtf is the point of a water resistant jacket that lets your head get soaked)
- no insulation (not sure how well wind resistance mitigates this in 30-40 degree temps, tbh)
- no useful pockets (I like 'em on the sides of my gut)
- lots of completely useless ad copy about trademarked proprietary magical fabrics that makes them impossible to compare with others
- styling that only suits 150 lb euro-athletes with steel cords for muscles who only eat raw organic sprouts
- blinding colors that are great for riding bicycles but completely embarrassing for any other activity, unless you're an asian with six-inch spikes for hair and a Honda so low every speed bump is like a bad day in prison
Specific suggestions (pro or con.. con as in, "for gods sake, don't get this one") welcome. General advice (on brands, fabrics, etc) equally welcome since I'm perfectly capable of making an informed choice if I am, in fact, sufficiently informed.
Afterthought: maybe cycling jackets lack hoods because they assume you're wearing some kind of waterproof helmet covering? I don't wear a helmet, so this doesn't apply to me. I'll thank the self-righteous helmet crusaders out there (you know who you are) to stick to my intended subject.
Most places have them all sealed up. And sure, there's the idea of putting something in your ears that were in several other people's ears, but, still... There's gotta be a place that lets me try before I buy.
Now I'm stuck with some CD I dont like.
Anyone want The Golden Palimino's "Pure" album?
Free of charge, or I'll take a dollar donation?
Luckily, I was not disappointed.
Knievel died on November 30, 2007, aged 69. He was assassinated by ninjas under the command of hip-hop musician Kanye West. Rest in peace. hepatitis C, as well as diabetes and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
It’s almost time for those red kettles to go up in front of grocery stores across America, and all across America, people get all rosy cheeked just thinking about doing good… forgetting about all the organizations that do as much good without making such a big show about it… without thinking about where the money that goes into the red kettle really goes to.This is an excerpt from this article. This might be old meme, or preaching to the choir, but at the very least it's definitely food for thought: regardless of the truth (or untruth) of this article, it's just common sense to do as much research as you can on the organization you're giving your money to, and how it'll likely be used.
Among other things, the money people give to the Salvation Army goes to pay the salaries of lobbyists in Washington D.C. What, oh what, do those Salvation Army lobbyists lobby for? The Salvation Army lobbies in favor of the political agenda of the Religious Right.
Attn IKEA-shopping (damn)Portlanders:
Do any of you have this light?
And, if so,
How the heck do you change the bulbs???
There seems to be little screw things on the sides of the glass covers, but they are incredibly difficult to budge. I can get at 'em with pliers, but I can't tell if it's really necessary to get the halogen bulb out. But I can't seem to get the bulb out any other way either.
And please don't give me any RTFM snark. The light fixture came with my condo, and I don't have any sort of manual, and there doesn't appear to be one on the IKEA site either.
Must I resort to asking their Automated Online Assistant (Anna)??
- All Star Bingo, SE 146th & Stark
- Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Bingo, 8725 NE Sandy
- Summit Bingo, 18141 NE Glisan
- Sunset Bingo, 4830 SW Western
- Victory Bingo, 16022 Se Stark St
Since somebody already asked a dating question today... my question for you (Since I have not really dated in awhile because I was in a long relationship then took some time off)....
After a date (one you think went really well)....
Who should call who first? Do you wait for the guy to call you and set up another date?
**edit** Thanks for everyone's replies. This is silly. I will give him a call tomorrow.
Thanks in advance.
I got in my first car accident and it was totally my fault (unless you can fault the other person for having a black car and driving at night). We're both fine, airbags didn't even inflate. Though the damages look expensive. so,
1)Should I feel so freaked out and like such a freakin' idiot? I even went a half mile out of my way to avoid the intersection later on tonight. And I'm still feeling all "aaah!"
and 2) anyone in the 'Couv area wanna go for a beer? All my friends are too 'busy', even for their best friend who nearly coulda died!(stupid married people)
edit: one of my friend's boyfriends took me out. Now after a few drinks I feel quite a bit better. But yeah, its that vulnerability. I guess I'm still in the mindset of "21= invincible". I've never hit anyone or anything before. Close, sure. but I always manage to maneuver out of the way. Thanks for the support!
For the full legalese, check out:
First Qwest stands up to the NSA, now the ORE AG office is standing up to the RIAA. Come, join me in the rallying cry of...
NOT IN MY STATE, F**KERS!
On an unrelated note, I've got a crisp dollar bill that says that the Beavers are going to clean up against the Ducks this weekend. Who'll take that bet?