Barack Obama in Austin

From the Daily Kos: Once again, under extreme fire from the Right, Barack Obama calmly, and oh, so cooly, tells the GOP and Texas Delegates what time it is. Last Thursday night, in Austin, Texas, the president slammed the Republican agenda, and brought up their pending lawsuit. He makes it very clear this ain’t hisContinue reading “Barack Obama in Austin”

Button up, Buttercup!

Email When  I see someone like this artist, who can be inspired by something as simple as a button, and then turns around and creates magnificent works of art from something as simple as that, it absolutely amazes me. This is the work of Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel who creates something grand from something seeminglyContinue reading “Button up, Buttercup!”

Rent a Goat

I have extolled the virtues of Portland numerous times on this blog.  Today is no different.  This is about another of this city’s unique, quirky characteristics that you don’t see in a lot of other places….the “rent-a-goat” service. Today,  we took Ingrid to visit the goats .  There is a herd of about a dozenContinue reading “Rent a Goat”