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“Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, Portland, Oregon, USA, Earth” by Richard F. Yates

On Saturday, October 6th, 2018, a group of desperate humans (tired of the day-to-day rigmarole) decided to find a BETTER place to be—and we succeeded! Actually, my younger daughter had turned 21 a few days before we went, and my … Continue reading

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“Culture Club, The B-52’s, and Tom Bailey @ Theater of the Clouds, Portland, Oregon, USA” by Richard F. Yates

On Saturday, September 15th, 2018, Mariah “The Boss” and I, along with our good friends Peter and Chere “Rabid Chihuahua” Jones, headed south to catch Boy George and his cohorts in concert! We made sure to leave town early enough … Continue reading

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“No Rest for the Wickeds…” by Richard F. Yates

Well—golly! It’s been a busy few months, hasn’t it? Seems like, now that summer is winding to a close, I can look back on several months of ACTION! We went to concerts, 4th of July events, saw a live YouTuber, … Continue reading

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“Adam Ant & The Fixx @ The Oregon Zoo, 3 Aug. 2018” by Richard F. Yates

(Photo by Lady T (aka Teresa Calhoun). Used by permission.) The morning of Friday, August 3rd, it was raining. (Shocking! Raining in the Pacific Northwest!) Although not an uncommon occurrence in our neck of the woods, it didn’t bode well … Continue reading

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“Coastin’ Thru’ Summer” by Richard F. Yates

On Tuesday, July 31st, Mariah (“The Boss”), Elise (“The Daughter”), Gabe (“The Daughter’s Boyfriend”), and I loaded ourselves into a little Camry and headed for the coast! It was later than I wanted to leave (by a few hours—but I’m … Continue reading

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“Whirly Swirly Surely (and Don’t Call Me Shirley)” by Richard F. Yates

Whew! It’s been a crazy-ass week! Seeing and driving and playing and driving and listening and driving and driving and driving… First, I finally got to see Ant-Man and the Wasp with Mariah about one week ago and found it … Continue reading

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“Traveling Plans” by Richard F. Yates

In the next hour or so, our party of intrepid travelers will be hopping into an automobile and hitting the open road! Our plan is to leave our home base in Longview, WA, USA, heading towards Astoria, Oregon. (A town … Continue reading

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