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Thumbnail for - Taking Time to Measure Up
May 7, 2012
Out and About
Any intelligent, even half-awake Portlander knows that “green” building is the thing to do these days. Along with riding a bike, walking, or taking Tri-Met, it’s the responsible way to behave in...
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May 6, 2012
Desirables
The boys have set up a fort, have they? So what else is new? Well, this time the fort is not a typical blankets-and-boxes contraption that elementary schoolers might construct. Though the “boys”...
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May 5, 2012
Around Town
Watching the TV show Mad Men is a pleasure if only for the eye candy it provides; it’s hard for many of us not to covet some of the mid-century modern furniture, fixtures and clothing that the...
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May 1, 2012
plant sale
The last major plant sale of the year is coming up this weekend – the 28th annual Clackamas County Master Gardener’s Spring Garden Fair. It’s a huge event, with 202 vendors and a slate of...
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May 1, 2012
Market Watch
At our local bistro the other night, part of the mélange of fresh vegetables accompanying the delicious pork chop was a handful of fiddlehead ferns. Lightly cooked in olive oil, their bright...
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Apr 30, 2012
Desirables
Amidst the funkiness of Portland’s North Mississippi neighborhood, across from the gravel lot with the Waffle cart (and its picnic tables and chain link fence), down the street from the...
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Apr 30, 2012
plant of the week
If your grandma had any influence over you at all, you’d be familiar with the plant commonly known as stock. It’s a marvelously old-fashioned plant, beloved to cottage gardeners and still grown...
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Apr 29, 2012
Desirables
If you’ve wandered along NE Alberta in recent years, you may have mosied into the cute little garden and home furnishing store, Digs Inside & Out – and noticed a rather healthy population of...
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Apr 28, 2012
Gift Giving
What do you give Mumsie for Mother’s Day, besides the usual breakfast in bed, brunch out on the town, or a bouquet of flowers? Branch out and try something functional and durable, like a 10-gauge...
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Apr 25, 2012
design ideas
It’s been a fine season for daffodils, tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs and the later Narcissus species and mid-season tulips are still looking snappy. So before you forget, head out...
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