Monthly Archives: January 2008

Chinese Dinosaurs!

From the 2nd to the first of September, you can travel back in time 200 million years and across the globe to witness China’s most spectacular Dinosaurs. China’s Ancient Giants features twenty complete skeletons ( casts and fossils ), interactive … Continue reading

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Adoption Conference in March

[ The AAC is the American Adoption Congress ] AAC’s 29th International Conference Wednesday, March 26 – Saturday, March 29, 2008 Portland Downtown Waterfront Marriott 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, Oregon 97201 Adoption in the Global Community:Redefining Kinship in the … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide to Wills & Trusts

Do you have kids? Do you have a will? In A Parent’s Guide to Wills & Trusts, Don Silver will explain why wills and trusts are so very important to parents. He’ll do it in 250 pages, with a striking … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Kid Reading

When your kid’s in elementary school and they’re reading hundreds of books a month, you don’t think you need to worry about this. But you’re wrong. Eighth graders are a lot more busy than fifth graders. More homework, more rehearsals, … Continue reading

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Tri-Met Changed Its Mind

Just a quick heads up; trimet has dropped its proposal to “turn off” fareless square at night. Stay tuned for more news.

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Fareless Square Suggestion

Tri-Met is trying to figure out how to make fareless square work better. On one hand, some people would like to abolish the whole thing. On the other, Tri-Met seems to feel that Fareless Square encourages drug merchants to hang … Continue reading

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PPS Celebration At Expo Center

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PPS Celebration

Portland Public Schools is having a celebration highlighting more than 100 schools, their staff, students and programs! It’s Feb 2, from 1 to 5 PM and at the Expo Center. Highlights include: Neighborhood school information and resources, student performances, enrollment, … Continue reading

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Jessica Seinfeld and Deceptively Delicious

Get your kids to eat healthy by sneaking their vegetables into normally innocent-looking foods that they would normally eat without a complaint. For instance, steam and puree cauliflower into their mashed potatoes. Sounds yummy! You can even conceal broccoli in … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert on the Golden Compass ( movie, not book ).

Roger Ebert loved the Golden Compass. He thought it was a great classic kids fantasy movie and that it would be a hit. He was disappointed by the uproar about the movie, and how many people refused to watch it … Continue reading

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