Portland Naked Bike Ride: A protest against’s Society’s Dependence on oil


By now it’s not much of a surprise to see thousands of nude cyclists riding through the streets of Portland come spring. “Oh look,” a passer-by might note. “It’s the naked bike ride again.”  The Portland version of the World Naked Bike Ride. The ride originated as a protest against society’s dependency on oil. ThomasContinue reading “Portland Naked Bike Ride: A protest against’s Society’s Dependence on oil”

Curtis has Baggage….end of Story!


Police say a 50-year-old  Portland Oregon woman is in trouble because of her relationship baggage – but it’s not the emotional kind. Kola J. McGrath was arrested Monday for trespassing after workers at her boyfriend’s downtown Portland apartment complex discovered the man was sneaking her into the building by hiding her in a large rollingContinue reading “Curtis has Baggage….end of Story!”

Portland Man Reveals all at Airport


John Brennan – the Northeast Portland man who disrobed at Portland International Airport – was so fed up with what he sees as a steady erosion of civil liberties that it was time he made a statement. Boy, did he. Slowly and calmly, the 49-year-old high-tech consultant took off all his clothes. Yes, even hisContinue reading “Portland Man Reveals all at Airport”

Portland, Vancouver’s bolder sister (A little wild, a little weird – there’s a lot to love about this spirited city)


The Voodoo Doughnut neon sign in downtown Portland, Oregon. I cannot help but have a soft spot in my heart for Portland, if only for the fact that on the week my wife and I visited, the Give A Shit Club was holding its “mostly monthly” forum. In it, participants were encouraged to do “aContinue reading “Portland, Vancouver’s bolder sister (A little wild, a little weird – there’s a lot to love about this spirited city)”