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Restaurant Review: The Peppermill (Aloha, OR)

I don’t make it my general habit to review restaurants [1], but as it happens, this one is a request.  As I was sitting on my bed hungry and headachy towards the end of a fast this evening, I pondered … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much:  The True Story Of A Thief, A Detective, And A World Of Literary Obsession, by Allison Hoover Barlett As it without a doubt that I love books too much [1], it would probably … Continue reading

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Sketches Of Country Life

I thought to convey at least some of the more notable features that I enjoy when spending time at my home away from home in rural Clackamas County, as I frequently find something worthwhile to write about in such moments … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bookkeeping Exercises

Bookkeeping Exercises:  Developing The Principles Of Debits And Credits, Recording Transactions, The Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Statement Of Profit And Loss, And Ledger Closing:  For Beginning Bookkeeping Students, by South-Western Publishing Company Published nearly a century ago in 1921, this … Continue reading

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The Customer Is Always Right

[Source:  http://www.sfgate.com/news/nation-world/article/Twitter-memes-United-Airlines-11065417.php#photo-12703347] As someone who loves memes [1] and odd stories about flying [2], the recent catastrophic experience of a gentleman on a United Airlines flight has been a gold mine.  Besides serving as a source of private humor, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours

Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours:  Patterns And Inspiration To Stamp, Stencil, And Customize Your Stuff, by Christine Schmidt [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Know?

Today was marked by an odd trend that I hope, at least in some ways, continues in other respects.  That theme was being asked about various matters of interest.  The theme started at work where, as I was somewhat frazzled … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tiny World Terrariums

Tiny World Terrariums, by Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow I actually have a terrarium, which ended up as an unintentional and oddball present from a friend of mine who was unable to take it with him back to his home … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chicago’s Black Traffic In White Girls

Chicago’s Black Traffic In White Girls, by Jean Turner-Zimmerman For a short and feisty pamphlet written about the problem of sex trafficking [1] in Chicago in the early 1990’s, this book has a surprising amount of relevance to today.  It … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Washington Post

Dear Washington Post, This afternoon while I was checking my e-mail at the local library, I saw that you had sent me an invitation to purchase digital content from you, and the appeal was that I should support the work … Continue reading

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