Yes, the Rainy Season has begun. How 'bout that rain, kids? Ol' Man Winter is shore lettin' us know that he's at the doorstep. Of course this is Portland Winter, which just means rain. Not snow. (Though that can happen, but not very often.) Count your lucky stars--we are actually further north than Montreal, and... Continue Reading →

A book review: The Far Out Story of Vortex I

A book review The Far Out Story of Vortex I by Matt Love (Nestucca Spit Press, Pacific City, Ore. 2004) Portland, Oregon. Summer o' 1970. President Nixon was about to speak at the American Legion convention. The FBI told governor Tom McCall he should expect 25,000 Legionnaires and 50,000 anti-war freaks to clash in the... Continue Reading →

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