I <3 Hateful Christians

I really can’t stand church marquees in general. They are almost always obnoxious or embarrassing. They’re not too bad when limited to announcing times for events and no more. This time, though, one was likable enough to go viral and start showing up all over Facebook, etc. and it was from a church right here […]

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The Adventures of Being a Man: Hiking the Trails through Portland’s Diverse Terrain

This post was originally posted in May 2011 as part of a collaboration. It was organized and posted by Chris Goforth on Goforth’s Journal. Visit his site to see other posts that celebrate Portland. ………………………………………………………………………….. I have a confession to make. I’m ashamed to admit it, but I’m not a native to Portland. There, I said […]

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Checking in from PDX

As usual, life is busy. Whenever I actually live in such a way that doesn’t completely reflect slug-likeness, I seem to be in a constant state of being almost behind. I suspect–as long as it doesn’t spiral out of control–this fact is a good thing. Not all busyness is mundane, however. This weekend Chrissy and […]

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Justice in the Rain

So, the rainy season is here, or rather–since I live in Portland–the end of the dry season. It was the first rainy day since I started commuting to work by bike and bus, and I ordered a rain jacket just for that, but it didn’t arrive by the time I left for work.  To compound […]

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