Not “Duck Soup”

“Duck Soup” means an easily accomplished task…pretty far from our world of the moment.  But, 14 baby ducklings hatched over at the Mill Thursday… Scanning our favorite news sources came up with these images…the old reality (from the NYTimes) …and the new reality…(from the Washington Post the pictures  of the 1918  flu look very like […]

Fall in CCRHD

The Court Chemeketa Residential Historic District (CCRHD) is one great neighborhood.  It’s close to downtown, to Willamette University, to the State Capitol and campus, walk-able and tree lined…but best of all it’s just a neighborhood of exceptional people and staunch GARDENERS.  Last week in the middle of a beautiful but scarily warm and sunny fall […]

Old School

That’s a phrase now, “old school”…meaning the way things used to be done or even how things used to look.  My brother Doug was here the other night and the talk turned to his blog about a real old school in the Alameda/Alberta district in Portland.  He was writing a blog post about the Old […]