Monthly Archives: December 2008

A Brighter Portland

Happy Boxing Day! Interested in a social network for all of Portland, not just the parents? Check out Bright Neighbor. It’s designed to bring people with similar interests together, whether it’s for learning or for commuting. Add in a layer … Continue reading

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The Magic Thief

This was a fun book. I’m mildly worried that the protagonist will be one of those “I can do anything” kinds, like the one in Eregon, but the ride there will be fun. At the moment, it’s enjoyable and fun. … Continue reading

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The Belgariad

The Queen of Kafooster writes in with a book suggestion: Great book series for young adults would be The Belgariad, (five books: Pawn of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, Magician’s Gambit, Castle of Wizardry and Enchanter’ Endgame) and The Malloreon. (also … Continue reading

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Burgerville Shakes: BOGO Coupon from K103

If you like those tasty Burgerville shakes, you can buy one, get one free with this coupon (print it out) from K103‘s Bruce Murdock.

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School Outages 12-16

If your school is east of the mighty Willamette, you have school tomorrow.If you school is west of the mighty Willamette, you do not. Buses will be on snow routes.source

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School Cancelled 12/15.

In case you didn’t get the automated phone call tonight, PPS Schools are closed tomorrow 12/15. Source.

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A little chilly

Snow fell today in most, if not all, of Portland. We’re in St Johns and I can see at least one whole inch of accumulation. This has the possibility of bringing Portland to a crashing halt. Unfortunately, it’s a busy … Continue reading

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Beatbuckets

We were at the Holiday Expo yesterday, and our four year old really took a shining to these BeatBuckets. Basically, they’re a special lid for a 5 gallon (round) bucket. You might have one or two of the buckets around, … Continue reading

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Need a Christmas Tree ?

Have you already gotten your Christmas Tree (if you don’t do Christmas trees, feel free to ignore this question). Allow me to recommend “Genetech” christmas trees at 1600 NW Skyline Blvd. There’s a huge variety of beautiful trees, from tiny … Continue reading

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Perry Moore’s Hero

This was a great story. First, you should understand that I like stories about superheroes. I like superheroes. However, I abhor flawless heroes. I can’t stand the “I can fly, I have super speed, you can’t shoot me, I’m super … Continue reading

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