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Bob In Portland
Portland, Oregon
At a certain point in your life you stop thinking about what you want to do and start thinking about what you should have done.
Interests: Hobbies: songwriting, reading, walking around. Pondering the oblique.
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Posted 8 hours ago at Flannel Shirt
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Nothing much going on. This evening (Wednesday night) a big rainstorm finally came in. The last couple of days the rain's been dillydallying, with sprinkles. This one should be wet. We picked up O after school. He was showing us his monster truck and his Batman. O also has a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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Nothing to get excited about. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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In Siberia it's been over 90 below zero. Or under. So cold that eyelashes freeze. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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Real slow. I bet this car wasn't going slow. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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This little millipede is brightly-colored for a reason: It's a warning to birds and other predators that this species is coated on its outside with cyanide. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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Bill Barrett's cat. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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During WWII an embargo prevented Coca Cola from sending its syrup to Nazi Germany, so an enterprising young Nazi created Fanta, made from food waste by-products (apple and whey). After the war regained control of its European factories, as well as any recipes for new drinks. Thus, Fanta. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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No news, really. Izzy had a nice run with Mickey down the street. Later on we took the dogs to the dog park, which was crowded with dogs, today being the first warm sunny day in awhile, so today Iz got a good workout. And Gilbert, who tries to keep... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Flannel Shirt
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We had that big dinner tonight. Fish stew: Manila clams, rockfish, prawns, scallops and Dungeness crab. Joan cooked it and I ate it, along with both of Joan's daughters and Andrew, Kate's spouse, and a step-nephew and wife. Everyone had a good time, everyone enjoyed the food and everyone was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Flannel Shirt
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Flannel Shirt
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Went to Pizzeria Otto down the street with Kate and Andrew. Great pizza there. They're planning on going up to Mount Hood to do some snowboarding tomorrow, and tomorrow night we'll be having a big fish stew. I'll manage. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Flannel Shirt
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Went to Pizzeria Otto down the street with Kate and Andrew. Great pizza there. They're planning on going up to Mount Hood to do some snowboarding tomorrow, and tomorrow night we'll be having a big fish stew. I'll manage. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Flannel Shirt