Crackin’ the Whip

September 1, 2009

I took this pic of the “Bullwhacker” in Helena, MT earlier this summer.

DSC02764He was erected as a tribute to Helena’s gold rush settlers as a symbol of their perseverance and dominance over the oxen leading their wagons. It’s been flashing through my memory in recent days and I’m beginning to feel that he’s crackin’ that whip in my direction. Enough with the gentle nudging…time to GET TO WORK!



July 21, 2009

Hot on the heels of Maine and Hawaii, Oregon looks to become just the 7th state to allow farmers to cultivate hemp, which still technically violates federal law. Here’s a brief write up of the hemp hullaballoo…

stop motion beauty

April 24, 2009

This song was used in a Chevrolet commercial. Funnily though, Oren has never owned a car.

Remembering Les Sarnoff

April 22, 2009

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Les Sarnoff last week. His calming voice and keen sense of humor were always a comfort. A great loss for not only KINK.FM, his family and friends – but for the Portland community as a whole. Rest in Peace Les.


Two for your Queue.

April 19, 2009

My last two Netflix have been good ones – both French. One fun and flirty and sweet and touching. The other powerfully poignant and deep and haunting. I always thought I didn’t like French cinema…



Rest In Peace

March 22, 2009

A dear friend lost his sweet Mother this week. May her rest be peaceful and filled with high white mountain peaks.


With her passing, Diane escaped a body that had confined her for so many years, the world lost a generous humanitarian and vivacious lover of life, the Park City community lost an activist and many many people lost a dear friend.”