Category Archives: things of cultural significance

notes from Sao Paulo

“lost love? bring your love back like a bee to honey!  you pay after you get results!”

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Hazel on Hi-8

I found an old box of Hi-8 videotapes that I shot in the early and mid 90s, including this concert footage of the Portland indie/grunge band Hazel playing at the now defunct venue La Luna in June of 1996. Hazel … Continue reading

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mystery abandoned roadside attraction

On Highway 97 in Oregon, about mid-way between Chemult and Klamath Falls, lies a mysterious abandoned roadside attraction that has been taken over by a truck accessories store. Hub City Chrome, an incredibly specialized store that deals in big rig … Continue reading

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mobile storage facility (or) a really good packing job

walking by this empty, permit-only parking lot the other day, it was hard not to notice this amazingly well packed Buick… i have to admit that it has been a long time since i have seen a vehicle so thoroughly … Continue reading

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good and bad decisions

It’s amazing how hard it is to find pie in restaurants these days, but Coos Bay, being an old funky dock town, seemed as likely a place as any that you could walk into an old 24-hour diner, sit at … Continue reading

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true words spoken by a wise man

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george

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world’s largest egg (updated)

updated detail for VALDEZ (see comments)

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it’s tuba christmas!!!!!!!!!!!

tuba christmas

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NATIONAL MUSEUM of FUNERAL HISTORY (TM)

NATIONAL MUSEUM of FUNERAL HISTORY (TM) ANY DAY ABOVE GROUND IS A GOOD ONE (TM) “Experience unique national treasures and the country’s largest display of funeral service memorabilia in the 20,000 square foot National Museum of Funeral History. The museum … Continue reading

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