Welcome to Portlandia

It’s Saturday so I’ll plug something. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have a show launching January 21st on IFC about life in Portland. The trailers have gone viral so you’ve seen them, but I wanted to remind you it starts next week, at 10:30PM. Ill be setting my DVR because unlike my fellow Portlanders I […]

Are Evangelicals Getting Dumber?

Forgive me for being judgmental, because I am about to be judgmental. This past Christmas season, I visited a church in Houston. It was a large, mega-church on the outside of town. I liked the service very much. The music was simply incredible, and the people were very friendly. I have family friends who attend […]

The Power of Gratitude

A couple days ago I told you I ran a publishing company here in Oregon during my mid-twenties. It was a fun few years for me. I fell in love with books during the time, and am grateful to still be in the industry, these days as a writer, of course. I don’t know what […]

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