Stumped On A Gift?

Do you have an “impossible-to-read” family member or friend on your holiday shopping list? Instead of just forking out some cash, take the advice of Miss Oregon Caroline McGowan, who […]

A little Blog-Love for an Incomparable Three

On Monday in Lake Oswego, a fair at a retirement community represented an extraordinary collaboration between three parties I greatly respect.Party #1: The American Red CrossNow I’m a bit biased […]

Are You Prepared?

Regardless of where we live, it is always a good idea to be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. The recent severe weather to our east is a good […]

Timbers’ Jack Jewsbury On Joplin Tornado

A disaster becomes more “real” when you know someone who’s been personally affected. And after watching this interview with Jack Jewsbury, captain of the much-loved Portland Timbers, I guarantee you’ll […]

Bringing Tears To Your Tuesday

Warning: It’s time to whip out the Kleenex.But the good news is that these will be happy tears, I promise. Check out these inspirational stories from a few of our […]

Emergency Warming Centers: Providing Hope

It’s hard not to feel downtrodden after watching the recent news stories of disasters happening in our city, our country and around the world. Flooding, mudslides, shootings. It’s overwhelming and […]

That’s So Portland!

“That’s so Portland!” I’ve been it told so many times the exact criteria is indiscernible. Since I moved from northern Indiana (Mishawaka to be exact) on August 19th, I’ve been […]