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Beer Drinkers of Portland Beware!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John K Mar 30, 2009.

Where in Portland? - October 20, 2008
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RebeccaAkporiaye replied to John K's discussion Portland Photo-A-Day Challenge? in the group Photographers in PDX
Apr 2, 2010
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Downtown Chess Match

Went on a photowalk downtown recently and found this group playing chess at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Mar 14, 2010
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Vista House

"Hey John. Do you sell your photos? I'd like to buy some..."
Mar 13, 2010
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burning

"Wow, amazing colors on some of these shots."
Oct 23, 2009
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Sunset at Yaquina Head

"So soft and pretty. I love the backlighting in this shot."
Sep 25, 2009
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Sep 25, 2009
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Sep 23, 2009
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Wahclella Falls

"We live in such a fabulous area of the country. Thanks for this peaceful and relaxing video clip! :-)"
Sep 20, 2009

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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Richmond in close-in SouthEast
About Me:
My wife and son and I got the hell out of L.A. and moved to Portland in September of 2006. It's such a great city but I haven't seen enough of it yet!
What do you love about Portland?
Well, let's start with four seasons and trees ... then there's the healthy lifestyle, public transportation, and movie theaters with beer ... oh, yeah and BEER.
My music:
Right now I'm obsessed with The Avett Brothers ... after that, there's The Beatles, Wilco, Spoon, Tom Waits, Radiohead, Nick Drake, Gomez - I'm all over the map.
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
Well, I love a lot of them in SE, of course, and almost every other 'hood I've visited have great areas. I'm still checking them all out!

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Good place to watch the inauguration?

I know it's on early here on the left coast but does anyone know of cool places that are going to be showing all the action from D.C. on Tuesday? It would be fun to hang out with a group of folks and celebrate W's exit and Obama's swearing in. Just checking ... thanks!

Posted on January 17, 2009 at 1:51pm — 4 Comments

Where can I recycle my Christmas tree?

Anyone know places that are taking Christmas trees for mulching/chipping/recycling? Will the city have a pick-up day/time curbside? Just checking - thanks!

Posted on January 2, 2009 at 7:36am — 3 Comments

Movie recommendation for this weekend

If any of you are documentary fans, you should really try to check out the film "Dear Zachary" playing at the Hollywood Theater this Saturday and Sunday only. Be prepared, this is a devastating film that will leave you emotionally exhausted and outraged and in tears multiple times but it is also an amazing work due to not just the subject matter, but the director's intimate association with the material. You can watch the trailer and read the amazing reviews at http://www.dearzachary.com/.

Posted on November 18, 2008 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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At 10:31am on May 12, 2010, fasai s. said…
Hey, Thanks so much. mpix is great. My classmates and even instructor were amazed by the metallic papers!
At 12:46pm on October 19, 2009, fasai s. said…
That would be fun. Let me know when and where.
At 11:57am on September 28, 2009, fasai s. said…
Hi John, I looked at all of your photos, they are really great. Are you a professional photographer?
At 1:31pm on May 21, 2009, fasai s. said…
Hi John, sorry didn't response. It would be nice to go out taking photos with you and maybe few people from this site but usually I don't drive so I get around by walking or my husband drove me. have a good week.
At 6:27pm on April 12, 2009, Melissa said…
do people actually cross country ski to get around? how much snow do you all get in winter in portland?
At 6:25pm on April 12, 2009, Melissa said…
Love your photos........................
At 11:06am on April 11, 2009, Angela Higgins said…
Hey John, will you send me the photos that you took of me and Lorri at the Laurelthirst? Would love to see them. We need to meet up again soon, btw. That would be fun.
At 9:19pm on March 15, 2009, Karen said…
hey, john...great meeting you tonight! you totally just called me out on my *slight* obsession i have with the avett brothers. there are too many times when i can't seem to stop listening to them....for weeks and weeks, or even months. it almost borders on ridiculous! and YES i was at the zoo show last summer. i will never forget it, not only cause it was a fabulous show but also its where i had my (what i call) "fuck it" moment. when you just throw up your hands and say "fuck it i don't care if i get wet in the rain".....i ended the night with dancing in the rain with complete strangers and having the most fabulous time!! thank god for "fuck it" moments like that. i don't have my tickets yet for the upcoming shows at the crystal, but i'm gonna get on that. if you dig bluegrass then you should check out "trampled by turtles" at the wonder ballroom on saturday, 28mar. they are a friends' band from back in MN....a guaranteed GREAT time. honest. anywhoo, we'll catch up another time, i'm sure. BTW, you've got a great eye and take some pretty rad photos!
At 9:11am on February 28, 2009, Angela Higgins said…
I just re-read my mesg full of grammatical errors and had to laugh. Boy, you can tell I wrote that really fast and didn't proofread.

No matter. The trees are still mine.

;-)
At 6:51pm on February 27, 2009, Angela Higgins said…
Two things: you get the honor of choosing the Portland photo theme for March...AND...where shall we send the McMenamins giftie (snail mail)? Congrats on your awesome shot!
 
 
 

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