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I Love Old Movie Theaters

This is random. I love old movie theaters. It started when I got my first “real” job at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland in 1994*. In the 90s the Hollywood would admit you for $1.50 to watch a double feature. Sandy Boulevard was blistering with pretty aggressive prostitutes and Johns, junk dealers, and a lot […]

Bike Craft 2012

It’s getting busy in my studio but I had to take a minute aside to let everyone know Little Package will be at the Bike Craft fair this year. This will be the 5th or 6th time I’ve tabled at this wonderful, homegrown Portland event, and as always, I’m looking forward to it. It’s so […]


It started to thunder while I showered. I heard my neighbors howling. Following their voices outside, I found them laid out on the sidewalk, face up, watching the lightning. They invited me, and so I laid down on the sidewalk, wet, wrapped in my towel, and watched. Each crack, each flash, we delighted in, praising […]

Keep Portland Weird!

Today I made the acquaintance of Extremo the Clown. I’ve always been very impressed with his painting, and now I’m very impressed with his outlook. He’s looking into starting a new business creating magnets to stick on your car, so that everyone doesn’t keep looking the same. Cool stuff.

March Fourth

How tacky is this? Hillary Clinton’s “March” speech gave me the willies today.