Monthly Archives: September 2013

More Than Hufflepuffs

Steven Padnick over at the Tor blog site makes a great argument for not sorting ourselves into the Potterverse houses. He points out that of the four houses, one of them is the “Racist” house- for people who say they … Continue reading

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Sunday Parkway – Disney on Ice!

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Stay dry, my friends! Have you seen the signs around for Disney On Ice Rockin’ Ever After? Want a chance to win tickets? Well, they’re going to have a booth at this weekend’s Sunday … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and a Half

You may have seen a post of “23 web comics that help explain depression.” Hyperbole and a Half was on that list. Not only does Allie (the author of HaaH) herself suffer from depression, but she manages to describe how … Continue reading

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Many families have dogs! If you’re one of them, you should know that the Dove Lewis DogToberfest is this weekend! Brave the less-than sunny weather and come get your dog washed. For the suggested donation of $10 (per dog), you … Continue reading

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Going to the drive thru?

Drive thru theaters all over the country are struggling because of the new digital medium. But Honda’s giving away digital projectors to help the drive thru business to many worthy theaters all over the country, and our local Nyberg theater … Continue reading

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Costume Sale

I see on the NW Children’s Theater Facebook Page that they’re having a Costume Sale (and bizarre bazaar) this weekend from 11 to 4 both Saturday and Sunday. Whatcha gonna be for Halloween?

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An Adult took the Florida 10th Grade Standardized Test

A school board member in Florida took the standardized tenth grade test, the one handed out in high school that helps “steer” kids for college. He did … abysmally badly. If he had been a kid taking that, he’d be … Continue reading

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Portland Metro Arts

PMA is delighted to bring back its 4 Arts Preschool where children discover ways to interact and communicate with the world around them through the arts. Young children naturally translate life experiences into movement, song, dance, dramatic play, and works … Continue reading

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Free Night at Children’s Museum is Bumped

The museum is closed this week (Sept 3-8) for their annual “Spruce Up” week, which includes the Target Free Night. This month’s Target Free Night is actually 9/13, the day after the circus opens. Borrowed from their facebook page.

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Feeling Uncreative?

Visit the uncreative chef! They do a great job of providing meal ideas, recipes, and you can order your ingredients to be delivered. While the garlic and mustard pork chops look delicious, they also have vegetarian options.

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