Our no Gas-Powered Leaf Blower group (Quiet Clean PDX) continues to make headway. We're communicating to a broad audience and having some impact locally. If you know of a landscaping company that offers a no-blow service, please have them fill out this survey - thanks! Please repost this link on Nextdoor or social media! (you could use something similar to move things in the right direction where you live, too :)
I'm in my 2nd month in the place I'm subletting in the Richmond neighborhood. In early March I'll fly back to the East Coast and hang out with my Dad for a week while my Mom flies to SF to be with her Sister, Fran. After that I plan to visit my brother in DC and hang out with him for a bit before - well, I'm not exactly sure what the future has in store. I am putting out feelers for places to live in Portland and so far nothing has been a match. I've also signed up to be a
. If you're willing to provide a character reference for me, please write back and let me know, thanks.
I'm also open to a travel partner - if that's you, get in touch. I know I want/need to be back in the Portland area from June-September, but before them I have a bit of open space/time to jam a little. Want to visit a hot springs? Or beach bum in Mexico? Let me know :)
I hope you're doing well. Keep in touch.
PS - I learned about this cute community garden (top pic and below) at Ivon and 38th on Saturday. The City (Parks Dept.) intends to put a 6 ft. high chain link fence around it - boo! Anyway, if you're curious what I do in my free time...
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why does bad change happen so fast and good change take such a long long time?