Posts tagged ‘oregon’

July 15, 2019

If Portland turns into Hollywood, I’m gonna have to move

by allthoughtswork

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Many years ago, I met two guys on top of a hill in a cemetery playing with their new GoPro drone. It was the first drone I ever saw. They were cameramen for Grimm.

A few years after that, I’m walking down a street before dawn…

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July 8, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Larch Mountain’s Sherrard Point

by allthoughtswork

Larch Mountain Sherrard Pt2web 5-30-19

If you hike to the top of one of Portland, Oregon’s, closest volcanic plugs at sunset, you can often spot indigenous Millennials gathering for courtship rituals called Selfies at the edge of 100-foot precipices. WARNING: Do not feed.

 

July 2, 2019

If you Live in Oregon . . .

by duncanr

. . . you might want to move to higher ground

just saying!

full story in The New Yorker

May 28, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Vellela vellela

by allthoughtswork

Arcadia Beach & four counties1web 5-24-19

Hundreds of thousands of glassy blue jellyfish were strewn across drizzly, post-storm Arcadia Beach.

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April 15, 2019

Our Tilly ain’t aging well

by allthoughtswork

All these years and I never knew it was in such a state of disrepair, it always looks quietly majestic in my landscape photos.

It sits so far off our most popular beach that it’d take an extremely powerful scope to properly behold it in all it’s unglory, proof once again that a soft focus favors all ladies.

February 27, 2019

Yeah, it’s a llama on light rail, you got a problem with that, buddy?

by allthoughtswork

Man took a llama onto the train in Portland

Actually, no, because it’s Portland and nobody here even notices.

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February 9, 2019

Portlandpocalypse

by allthoughtswork

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I swear to god, this town….

Yesterday, I spent two hours running a twenty minute errand and got a taste of the apocalypse, Pacific Northwest-style.

It was like a scene from a disaster movie. The highways were jammed with furious gridlock, horns were honking, people were taking crazy chances, jerks were being extra jerky, emergency vehicles everywhere….

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January 23, 2019

The Unipiper: Portland’s spirit animal

by allthoughtswork

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December 25, 2018

Baijui: I’ve got to try this stuff

by allthoughtswork

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Nixon’s Chief-of-staff Alexander Haig warned him ‘Under no repeat no circumstances should the President actually drink’ the stuff.

“Dan Rather said it tasted like ‘liquid razor blades.’

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September 2, 2018

Portland should put this on their license plates

by allthoughtswork

This sign in the hotel I'm staying at..

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