Roger Federer's Footwork: Artful and Efficient -... →
Ran 5 miles in Forest Park to the sound of Dr. Dooom. Just took my socks off but it looks like they still on.
Oakridge Keg & Cask Festival →
This Saturday join the fun in Oakridge, Oregon, one of the coolest towns in the Northwest to enjoy a Victorian pint of handcrafted beer. The Oakridge Keg & Cask Fest promises great scenery amidst the…
The bike sting on N. Flint and Broadway this morn was intense. 3 moto-cops. Lots of stopped bikers. Tickets being written. #bikeportland
Op-Ed Contributor - Italian Women Rise Up -... →
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s sexist behavior has fueled a feminist movement.
Power reading with Google Reader →
Google recently asked a bunch of folks, including me, what their favorite online reads are. The result is Power Readers (more info). You can find my picks on the tech/web page and subscribe…
The Inheritance of Rome →
As Tyler Cowen seemingly reads every new book published in English each year (and I’m not even sure about the “seemingly”), a rave review from him directs my finger from its holster to Amazon’s…
Methodologie Web Canvas →
Camper Bike : KEVIN CYR →
Evidence vs. Hearsay →
It seems incredible to have to make this point, but there is a difference between evidence and hearsay. Since apparently some of the smartest among us don’t seem to know this, allow me to elucidate. …
Cassava chips — these came out of the blue for me. I love them and want to marry them and kids with them. Smoochy smoochy.
Smaller court, shorter raquets. Nice way for kids to learn tennis: http://consumers.quickstarttennis.com/
Al Forno Ferruzza now has a beer and wine serving license. Amen. http://yfrog.com/0kcdycj
I step out of PGE Park for 3 mins to see a man about a horse and the Timbers score a counter attack goal. Oughta be toilets in every chair.
Good to have your own space.
Scrapin' By →
These Oakland bikers can cruise the middle of the street with impunity, secure in the knowledge that California is the 7th safest state for pedaling. (I base that on the last safety ranking…
Do you realize?
Already the greatest show all year. Balloons are popping in the trees. The best. #flaminglips http://yfrog.com/5iytfkj
Two beers and a shot of tequila took that traffic jam and kicked it’s f’n ass. Edgefield rules. Built to spill and flaming lips up next.
Usain Bolt: 9.58 →
At the track and field world championships in Germany this evening, Usain Bolt set another world record in the 100-meters: 9.58 seconds, besting his previous record of 9.69. Can he go under 9.5?
Does the Captured by Porches IPA *always* taste like sausage? Because the one I slurped last night was sausagy good. #ontappdx
I had the good fortune to spend a recent birthday lunch at Andina, Portland’s destination for upscale Peruvian fusion cuisine. Soon after menus were dropped, we were presented with bread…
Overcast front porch Red E Coava Guatamalan morning Americano ahhhhh: http://yfrog.com/5dye4wj
Ngoc Han Bún Bò Huế revisited →
With the local press and food bloggers all aflutter (and rightfully so) with the homemade goodness that rotates daily at nearby HA&VL, it can be easy to overlook the deliciousness that is served up…
Police Raid A Tomato Booty Party http://flic.kr/p/6Psq5c
The opposite of a snob is your mother.
Amtrak launches direct Portland to Vancouver, BC... →
The much anticipated direct Portland to Vancouver, BC train service is finally here. Well, it’s here starting on August 19th. OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation…
Bruce Handy on Mad Men | vanityfair.com →
Entering its third season on a fresh wave of Emmy nominations, AMC’s Mad Men is the most stylish—and perhaps best—show on television. Inside its meticulous reconstruction of the precipice that was…
How Different Groups Spend Their Day - Interactive... →
The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008.
Broadway as retail core →
The new edition of Portland State University’s Real Estate Quarterly is hot off the presses, and this issue has a piece by PSU professor William Macht arguing that Portland is suffering…
Stone cold busted deep French-kissing an Amnesia copasetic. I’m not embarrassed, either.
Glad to be back inside the Portland bubble.
Ah the good ol days.
Trust me, Continental Airlines, we don’t need you to resolve the catering situation before we take off. The chicken Kiev can stay in Newark.
They served a glass of sparkling humidity with their seven ounce espresso.
Lego arcade →
Garbage plate: it’s a good thing, actually.
Moto-guzzi got the pizzete and the motorbike magic. http://yfrog.com/591e4j
More shirtless guys and more iron pumping in Rochester, NY. Lots of “pythons.” Also, cleavage and high heel fans: you would like Roch.
Tonight is my 20th high school reunion, but I would never go to that. Instead, I’m at my wife’s 20th reunion. And she is the shining star.