So much action happens in the game what with players racing from one end of the ice rink to the other, stopping on a dime, changing directions, fights, and goals all of this on a thin piece of sharp metal.

Onioned Domed Cupola

Dawson Park's Gazebo December 2019Click image for larger view As the crowning point on the Hill Building, built in 1890 by Charles Hill Albina's first mayor on the corner of NE Russell St and N Williams Ave in Portland, Oregon's NE, the onion shaped dome was styled after the Taj Mahal in India which was… Continue reading Onioned Domed Cupola

Dawson Park’s Gazebo December 2019Click image for larger view As the crowning point on the Hill Building, built in 1890 by Charles Hill Albina’s first mayor on the corner of NE Russell St and N Williams Ave in Portland, Oregon’s NE, the onion shaped dome was styled after the Taj Mahal in India which was…… Continue reading Onioned Domed Cupola

The other day whilst in the midst of job hunting under grey and threatening skies I was struck with uncommon sentiment so I did what comes natural I head for water’s edge.  No massive ocean close to hand, no pounding, crashing waves upon defenseless sand to steal the attention no, my choice the mighty Columbia… Continue reading The lights are on and someone is home

A shame I did not snap your portrait there I can see you long strawberry blonde hair whipped by the winds as if a flag on a pole, mmmmmmmmmm. 

Tough time searching for retail location in Oregon and Washington

I am angry tonight, for the past 6 months I have searched the greater Portland, Oregon Vancouver, Washington area to relocate my successful pipe shop to as it is growing and in need of more room.  Vacancies abound in these two great cities and instead of renting the owners prefer to let them sit empty loosing money. …… Continue reading Tough time searching for retail location in Oregon and Washington