The idea of the featured link is that it will have some sort of connection to the Pacific Northwest and it's unique people and places, living and lifestyle. If you come across something that you think I would like please send it to me. Each link will open a new browser window.
[ 12.7.99 ] When I was starting this journal afresh here in Orygun, I solicited your ideas for what to name it. I think it was Michael of My Life who suggested I call this journal "An Intimate Account of Northwestern Microbreweries" which would suggest perhaps I talked about beer a bit much? It's true, I yearned and pined and drooled for a pint of good, sweet, Northwest beer. Of course, now that I'm here I'm satiated and able to contribute to society in a normal fashion once again. Mmmmm...
[ 6.27.99 ] I have five pairs of Doc Marten's. They are all at least six years old as I bought them when I lived in England. I can't bear to buy them now (even though a pair of flaming Mary Jane Doc's have caught my eye) because they're so expensive. My first pair of Doc's cost $20. My most expensive pair, plaid canvas, cost $45. My most beloved pair, blue suede, only $40. But, I digress. Looking through the Sunday paper I spied an article on a quirky little work boot that is becoming popular. It's made in Scappoose, Oregon, and designed for loggers and telephone and electrical line workers. Make sure to look for "The Big Boss" at the
[ 6.4.99 ] This link comes from The Oregonian, the only statewide newspaper in Oregon. Thus, it's pretty much a staple of life here, something that connects everybody. On the front page of the Living Section is a column full of random facts, humorous and bizarre. I give you
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