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Parts of NYC are more Portlandia than we are here in Portland

There is a restaurant in New York City (Williamsburg) that serves bacon-covered matzo balls, and tortillas made of matzo meal as a side for their whole roasted pig’s head. (This is real; find it on p. 32 of the Sep. 22, 2014 New Yorker.)

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Made some more stickers to put around campus and Santa Fe

Caroline Bingley (of Pride and Prejudice)’s advice on the making of an “accomplished” woman, reinterpreted for today in the New Yorker’s Shouts & Murmurs column. Cute.

Caroline Bingley (of Pride and Prejudice)’s advice on the making of an “accomplished” woman, reinterpreted for today in the New Yorker’s Shouts & Murmurs column. Cute.

Pretty pale sea-foam green eggshells from our household’s chickens…turned into a lovely breakfast over rye buttered toast with cucumber salad.

Sep 8

I want to put an air conditioner all over my face right now!

- Second-grader

Sep 6
Breakfast from the garden.

Breakfast from the garden.

Sep 5
  • 1st grader: You know what we should do? We should make a mustache club! All ya hafta do to get in is make a mustache.
  • 2nd grader: That is a GENIUS. IDEA.
Sep 5

Calvin without Hobbes. Creative street art on NW 26th Ave. between Vaughn and Upshur streets in Portland.

Sep 4

Guys! Let’s take off all our clothes! That’s how we’ll become…UN…STOP…ABLE!

- 8-year-old, shouting at the top of his lungs to his buddies on the playground

Sep 4

Teacher, you said we were going to build fairy houses, but I don’t see any fairies. Where are the fairies?

- Kindergartner sad-face…