Detail, east Portland photo, courtesy Miles Hochstein / Portland Ground.

For old times' sake
The bojack bumper sticker -- only $1.50!

To order, click here.

Excellent tunes -- free! And on your browser right now. Just click on Radio Bojack!

E-mail us here.


This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on October 2, 2006 9:53 AM. The previous post in this blog was Remodel. The next post in this blog is Need Monday motivation?. Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the archives.



Law and Taxation
How Appealing
TaxProf Blog
Mauled Again
Tax Appellate Blog
A Taxing Matter
Josh Marquis
Native America, Discovered and Conquered
The Yin Blog
Ernie the Attorney
Above the Law
The Volokh Conspiracy
Going Concern
Bag and Baggage
Wealth Strategies Journal
Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
World of Work
The Faculty Lounge
Lowering the Bar
OrCon Law

Hap'nin' Guys
Tony Pierce
Parkway Rest Stop
Along the Gradyent
Dwight Jaynes
Bob Borden
Dingleberry Gazette
The Red Electric
Iced Borscht
Jeremy Blachman
Dean's Rhetorical Flourish
Straight White Guy
As Time Goes By
Dave Wagner
Jeff Selis
Alas, a Blog
Scott Hendison
The View Through the Windshield
Appliance Blog
The Bleat

Hap'nin' Gals
My Whim is Law
Lelo in Nopo
Attorney at Large
Linda Kruschke
The Non-Consumer Advocate
10 Steps to Finding Your Happy Place
A Pig of Success
Attorney at Large
Margaret and Helen
Kimberlee Jaynes
Cornelia Seigneur
And Sew It Goes
Mile 73
Rainy Day Thoughts
That Black Girl
Posie Gets Cozy
Cat Eyes
Rhi in Pink
Ragwaters, Bitters, and Blue Ruin
Rose City Journal
Type Like the Wind

Portland and Oregon
Isaac Laquedem
Rantings of a [Censored] Bus Driver
Jeff Mapes
Vintage Portland
The Portlander
South Waterfront
Amanda Fritz
O City Hall Reporters
Guilty Carnivore
Old Town by Larry Norton
The Alaunt
Bend Blogs
Lost Oregon
Cafe Unknown
Tin Zeroes
David's Oregon Picayune
Mark Nelsen's Weather Blog
Travel Oregon Blog
Portland Daily Photo
Portland Building Ads
Portland Food and
Dave Knows Portland
Idaho's Portugal
Alameda Old House History
MLK in Motion

Retired from Blogging
Various Observations...
The Daily E-Mail
Saving James
Portland Freelancer
Furious Nads (b!X)
Izzle Pfaff
The Grich
Kevin Allman
AboutItAll - Oregon
Lost in the Details
Worldwide Pablo
Tales from the Stump
Whitman Boys
Two Pennies
This Stony Planet
1221 SW 4th
I am a Fish
Here Today
What If...?
Superinky Fixations
The Rural Bus Route
Another Blogger
Mikeyman's Computer Treehouse
Portland Housing Blog

Wonderfully Wacky
Dave Barry
Borowitz Report
Stuff White People Like
Worst of the Web

Valuable Time-Wasters
My Gallery of Jacks
Litterbox, On the Prowl
Litterbox, Bag of Bones
Litterbox, Scratch
Ride That Donkey
Singin' Horses
Rally Monkey
Simon Swears
Strong Bad's E-mail

Oregon News
The Oregonian
Portland Tribune
Willamette Week
The Sentinel
Southeast Examiner
Northwest Examiner
Sellwood Bee
Mid-County Memo
Vancouver Voice
Eugene Register-Guard
OPB - Portland
Salem Statesman-Journal
Oregon Capitol News
Portland Business Journal
Daily Journal of Commerce
Oregon Business
Portland Info Net
McMinnville News Register
Lake Oswego Review
The Daily Astorian
Bend Bulletin
Corvallis Gazette-Times
Roseburg News-Review
Medford Mail-Tribune
Ashland Daily Tidings
Newport News-Times
Albany Democrat-Herald
The Eugene Weekly
Portland IndyMedia
The Columbian

The Beatles
Bruce Springsteen
Joni Mitchell
Ella Fitzgerald
Steve Earle
Joe Ely
Stevie Wonder
Lou Rawls

E-mail, Feeds, 'n' Stuff

Monday, October 2, 2006

Minor detail

By now most Portlanders have heard that there are wonderful traffic improvements being planned for close-in East Burnside and Couch Streets -- the famous one-way "couplet." But have you heard that the plan calls for permanently closing Sandy Boulevard between 12th and 14th, and having the land that's right in the middle of Sandy there now handed to a developer for "infill revitalization"?

Mmmmm... public right-of-way... private developer... infill.

Comments (28)

There must be some mistake, there are no trolley cars depicted in any of the renderings.

JK: How nice. Page 22 shows Couch with 12' sidewalks and two 11' traffic lanes. Take those sidewalks to 6' and you would have room for THREE 12' driving lanes. That would reduce congestion. (But Portland want to increase congestion because that drives those ugly businesses and their stinken jobs out of town.)
Then on page 24 we see the loss of one lane from Burnside to make room for 15' wide sidewalks and a bike path.

More evidence of PDC’s and PDOT’s total incompetence.


Portland wants to redevelop a tiny patch of land in the middle of one of the nastiest intersections in the city????

What's the plan, the world's first traffic circle condos?

Let me guess? They start at $499,000, affordable housing, for sure.

Well, it WOULD eliminate the worst intersection in the history of the world.

"Take those sidewalks to 6' and you would have room for THREE 12' driving lanes."

I don't know much, but with 6' sidewalks, by the time you put in street lights and street trees, you'd have a clear space about three feet wide - isn't that a little small?

PMG: (quoting JK) "Take those sidewalks to 6' and you would have room for THREE 12' driving lanes."

I don't know much, but with 6' sidewalks, by the time you put in street lights and street trees, you'd have a clear space about three feet wide - isn't that a little small?
JK Who said anything about street trees. Trees belong in people’s yards, not along the street where they add to the visual clutter, making pedestrians and animals harder to see and therefore more likely to get hit if they suddenly dart out into traffic.

This is yet another example of planner’s lack of regard for basic safety.


the worst intersection in the history of the world.

No kidding. A coworker visting from another office got her rental car creamed in that intersection just yesterday!
By an uninsured driver no less!

Aaaarrrgggghhh. Everytime I find a new route across town they build condos in the middle of it! PDOT's got it in for me.

I havent been over that way in a while, but my guess is they need the 12' sidewalks so you have room to sidestep the hookers and creepoids.
Who would want to walk through that area?
Better be well lighted.

PMG, a few years ago when they built the Avalon Hotel on the south end of North Macadam Urban Renewal area, PDOT reduced the street on the west side of the hotel down to just two narrow lanes (22 ft) with only a 42 inch sidewalk up against the seven story hotel. Minus the street furniture, etc. you end up with 36" of clear sidewalk-doesn't even meet ADA requirements or city sidewalk standards. Reducing the street width and sidewalk allowed the building to be another 12 ft. in bulk. It is "funny" how PDOT, Planning can manipulate all the requirements to appease their "song and dance" for that particular moment, developer, etc.

Now this narrow SW Moody street alignment is part of the traffic solution for the South Portal for NM. Fifteen thousand additional people and two narrow lanes-you bet!

Go by streetcar!


Maybe the trees aren't to blame if people "suddenly dart out into traffic."

And if Portland is in the midst of a "people obscured by trees but nevertheless darting into traffic" epidemic, I'm not aware of it. But I'm sure that's just the liberal media doing their usual tree-hugging . . .

"Trees belong in people’s yards, not along the street where they add to the visual clutter, making pedestrians and animals harder to see and therefore more likely to get hit if they suddenly dart out into traffic."

Gee, by this logic we should prohibit on-street parking so we can better see pedestrians...the point I was trying to make is that a six foot sidewalk is the same width as the sidewalk in my residential seems awful small for the likely pedestrian volume.

Giving public R-O-W to a private developer? Does Measure 39, on November's ballot, address that? M. 39 prohibits state and local government officials "from condemning private property from one citizen to sell or ttransfer to another private citizen." This is to address the growing failure of governments to limit property condemnation to uses that are truly public, like schools, parks, libraries and roads.
Could that be extended to forbidding governments from giving away their public R-O-W?

I don't think so. There's a whole state law set up about street abandonment, or "vacation." The adjacent property owners get full use of the property, out to the middle of street, more or less. Technically, you already own the street and sidewalk in front of your property; the public has a mere right-of-way.

I'm sure there are already real estate investors and developers who have that stretch of Sandy all mapped out, and it's known who will own what if the plan goes through. The same for the west side "couplet," being salivated over by Mike Powell.

Save the Visual Clutter!!

AAArrrrgghh is right.
As a many-year resident of the Central Eastside Industrial/lower Burnside area (aka ground zero for the latest in urban planning on steroids; aka welfare for rich developers)I cringe with each new revelation of what has been planned for this part of town by the powers that be, the Burnside/Couch couplet w/ a condo in the middle of Sandy Blvd being the latest example.
This part of town has seen a fair amount of revitalization on its own dime, where folks have put a good chunk of their own sweat and money into getting a business off the ground. It seems the Adams family at City Hall is chomping at the bit to chase the little folks out of here and make way for the well-connected high rollers.
Funny thing, whilst this part of town may not exactly be a 'family' neighborhood, it really ain't all that bad either. Which is something we've tried to keep secret for awhile. We figured that so long as outsiders were under the impression that this area was chock full o' hookers, creepoids and other miscreants (ok, so maybe there's a few- but they're part of the scenery) then the WestHills/Suburban crowd would stay the heck out of here and leave us with at least somewhat affordable apartments and storefronts. Apparently, the cat is out of the bag on that one. I can't wait for the traffic jam as a result of all this couplet mess....

Technically, you do NOT own the property out to the middle of the street.

Yikes, where did you get this notion?

The city owns it, has all rights, unless and untill IT abandons them, ie', turns them over to the adjacent property owners. And they never never never do this, unless the property owner in question can show that all public benefit of ownership is null.

Oh yes, and everybody else on the street, agrees with that...

You don't control the trees you plant in your median, (or anything else you plant there.) Gift to the people... We've put in an Asian pear, a European pear, a plum and three different blueberries -- also an heirloom black currant (you can make a very ancient liquer out of this puppy) is in our median.

This is an issue in SW in particular. Because of the lack of sidewalks folks just kind of sort of well what whould you have done? Ran their boundaries and yards and gardens, out to the street edge. Not realizing that that really wasn't their land.

Now you have some serious issues if you ever try and reclaim city rights, for, oh say a sidewalk -- on what someone else condsiders, "my front yard."

And, Jack, if you're going to venture further here -- can we get Rusty to come with us? I like that horse's bony, mournful, intellegent face. He's clearly a born philosopher --

PMG: Gee, by this logic we should prohibit on-street parking so we can better see pedestrians...
JK: That would reduce accidents, but accidents are not the only consideration. Unfortunately, the city does not require off street parking for most businesses, so the on street parking has become essential to the livelihood of many small businesses. Another example of city planners not caring about safety.

PMG: the point I was trying to make is that a six foot sidewalk is the same width as the sidewalk in my residential seems awful small for the likely pedestrian volume.
JK: Probably excessive for the LIKELY ped volume.


If you study the aerial perspective of the old Sandy and Burnside intersection, you see that the placement of the Condo project develops three control intersections versus the orginal ONE control intersection at Sandy and Burnside.

That is not to say that the existing intersection is not dangerous; and it can be improved for safety reasons but without impeding traffic by three fold. But then maybe that is what PDOT/Planners want to do-impede vehicular traffic.

And maybe morty has it right-the city implements "planning" to facilitate the exchange of land to the "development club". Screw free enterprize that has shown results along Sandy and Burnside, but not in the fashion that City Planners may want. Urban Renewal, here we come.

Morty speaks to something that seems vital to any kind of real community. "This part of town has seen a fair amount of revitalization on its own dime, where folks have put a good chunk of their own sweat and money into getting a business off the ground". All this one way this and one way that is going to mess up a natural development process that will make the area lose it's character and soul. All the people who rag about the unbeautiful down and out on Lower Burnside can just stay away and let the people who didn't sell their two bedroom ranch in Cali for $750,000 have their chance. Subsidizing another yuppieville off the backs of families and small businesses is the last thing we need in this town. Of course all the big players in this scheme locked in their profits over a decade ago by snatching up the choice parcels for zilch.

Technically, you do NOT own the property out to the middle of the street.

Not to out-technical you here, Anne, but you do. The city has the right of way, but it is not legally the owner of the street. If the street is ever vacated, the original property owner gets his or her rights back -- the person whose title goes all the way back to the land grant days. The street trees technically belong to the property owner, too.

Of course, this is all legal theory, as you point. The property owner's rights on the right-of-way are nil, while his or her duties are numerous. But the underlying ownership of the land under the street has never been conveyed to the city, and the city certainly cannot sell it.

On a brighter note, Rusty's over in Wolf Point, Montana. Maybe we should take a ride over there and chat with him before the snow starts flying.

The importance of "boulevards" to the matrix of a city is not being respected by the proposed closing of Sandy Boulevard. Boulevards, even at the small scale of Sandy, are usually historical streets of a city. Sandy was an early 1850 wagon road from the Gorge and beyond into the just beginning city of Portland. It is like Broadway is to NY-the earliest connection of the beginning of NY at the Battery to the farms of upper Manhatten Island and beyond.

Can you image taking NY Broadway at 42nd or Time Square and diverting Broadway traffic and its vistas around a huge Condo Project (a Homer Williams project?)? So much of the meaning, the history of Broadway would be lost. Same goes for Portland's Sandy. And for both scenarios the traffic consequences would be terrible.

Driving west on Sandy there is the wonderful west, southwest vista of the WestHills, the city, and the sense/ presence of the Willamette. That would be lost with this proposal. Where is the respect for the topography, sense of place of Portland? Is this all for "density"?

Who thinks up these ideas? Who respects Portland's history. Who respects the history of Burnside and Sandy? Even the couplet idea for Burnside, east and west, is disrespectful; and does nothing to help vehicular traffic, and costing over $75M.

Let us loan our Portland Planners to Paris and let then suggest closing off their Boulevards. Good luck, and a true "terrorist attack".

Technically, you do NOT own the property out to the middle of the street.

I gotta agree with Jack on this one...I have been looking at new homes lately (in the SW 'burbs), and for all of them, the lot size is measured to the middle of the street.
A buddy of mine bought a house recently in Aloha, and his lot is 20' wide (yes, 20 FEET), by 100 feet long. No yard front or back, and its three stories on top of a 2-car garage. (Two car lengthwise, it has a single-width garage door.) Craziest thing I have ever seen.

I agree with most of the angst about this project. Obviously the people who drew this up didn't study their urban design manuals well (or they're from the school that urban design only needs to be slick and pretty and attract cosmopolitan money).
I take Sandy from downtown all the time. There's a reason it's known as the worst intersection in the known universe. It's that it is one of the main routes in and out of downtown for communters and busses. How exactly do they plan on re-routing all that traffic?
About the only commute-related winners I see here are bikers. Right now I wouldn't be caught dead biking down Sandy, as it's probably the most dangerous street on the east-side. No - wait - actually if I rode down Sandy I WOULD be dead. With this reconstruction, the traffic on Sandy would drop tenfold, making it safer for bikers.

I was just walking across the Burnside/
Sandy/12th Avenue monstrosity today; it is
one of the most hostile environments for
pedestrians that I have ever seen, making
me apprehensive whenever I cross.

Whatever they decide to do in this area,
there had better be designs for decent
pedestrian crossings at this intersection.

BTW, 6 feet of walking area is adequate
for a sidewalk; however it is desirable to
have 3 foot buffers between the walking
areas and traffic lanes for safety.

Of course it's currently a disaster. But in Erik and Sam's Portland, you let the disaster sit there for years and years, and then the only solution you have for it is a condo tower.

How exactly do they plan on re-routing all that traffic?

They dont. Thats the point. They want people frustrated enough with driving downtown that we keep our cars out of there completely.


As a lawyer/blogger, I get
to be a member of:

In Vino Veritas

Lange, Pinot Gris 2015
Kiona, Lemberger 2014
Willamette Valley, Pinot Gris 2015
Aix, Rosé de Provence 2016
Marchigüe, Cabernet 2013
Inazío Irruzola, Getariako Txakolina Rosé 2015
Maso Canali, Pinot Grigio 2015
Campo Viejo, Rioja Reserva 2011
Kirkland, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2016
Cantele, Salice Salentino Reserva 2013
Whispering Angel, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013
Avissi, Prosecco
Cleto Charli, Lambrusco di Sorbara Secco, Vecchia Modena
Pique Poul, Rosé 2016
Edmunds St. John, Bone-Jolly Rosé 2016
Stoller, Pinot Noir Rosé 2016
Chehalem, Inox Chardonnay 2015
The Four Graces, Pinot Gris 2015
Gascón, Colosal Red 2013
Cardwell Hill, Pinot Gris 2015
L'Ecole No. 41, Merlot 2013
Della Terra, Anonymus
Willamette Valley, Dijon Clone Chardonnay 2013
Wraith, Cabernet, Eidolon Estate 2012
Januik, Red 2015
Tomassi, Valpolicella, Rafaél, 2014
Sharecropper's Pinot Noir 2013
Helix, Pomatia Red Blend 2013
La Espera, Cabernet 2011
Campo Viejo, Rioja Reserva 2011
Villa Antinori, Toscana 2013
Locations, Spanish Red Wine
Locations, Argentinian Red Wine
La Antigua Clásico, Rioja 2011
Shatter, Grenache, Maury 2012
Argyle, Vintage Brut 2011
Abacela, Vintner's Blend #16 Abacela, Fiesta Tempranillo 2014
Benton Hill, Pinot Gris 2015
Primarius, Pinot Gris 2015
Januik, Merlot 2013
Napa Cellars, Cabernet 2013
J. Bookwalter, Protagonist 2012
LAN, Rioja Edicion Limitada 2011
Beaulieu, Cabernet, Rutherford 2009
Denada Cellars, Cabernet, Maipo Valley 2014
Marchigüe, Cabernet, Colchagua Valley 2013
Oberon, Cabernet 2014
Hedges, Red Mountain 2012
Balboa, Rose of Grenache 2015
Ontañón, Rioja Reserva 2015
Three Horse Ranch, Pinot Gris 2014
Archery Summit, Vireton Pinot Gris 2014
Nelms Road, Merlot 2013
Chateau Ste. Michelle, Pinot Gris 2014
Conn Creek, Cabernet, Napa 2012
Conn Creek, Cabernet, Napa 2013
Villa Maria, Sauvignon Blanc 2015
G3, Cabernet 2013
Chateau Smith, Cabernet, Washington State 2014
Abacela, Vintner's Blend #16
Willamette Valley, Rose of Pinot Noir, Whole Clusters 2015
Albero, Bobal Rose 2015
Ca' del Baio Barbaresco Valgrande 2012
Goodfellow, Reserve Pinot Gris, Clover 2014
Lugana, San Benedetto 2014
Wente, Cabernet, Charles Wetmore 2011
La Espera, Cabernet 2011
King Estate, Pinot Gris 2015
Adelsheim, Pinot Gris 2015
Trader Joe's, Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley 2015
La Vite Lucente, Toscana Red 2013
St. Francis, Cabernet, Sonoma 2013
Kendall-Jackson, Pinot Noir, California 2013
Beaulieu, Cabernet, Napa Valley 2013
Erath, Pinot Noir, Estate Selection 2012
Abbot's Table, Columbia Valley 2014
Intrinsic, Cabernet 2014
Oyster Bay, Pinot Noir 2010
Occhipinti, SP68 Bianco 2014
Layer Cake, Shiraz 2013
Desert Wind, Ruah 2011
WillaKenzie, Pinot Gris 2014
Abacela, Fiesta Tempranillo 2013
Des Amis, Rose 2014
Dunham, Trautina 2012
RoxyAnn, Claret 2012
Del Ri, Claret 2012
Stoppa, Emilia, Red 2004
Primarius, Pinot Noir 2013
Domaines Bunan, Bandol Rose 2015
Albero, Bobal Rose 2015
Deer Creek, Pinot Gris 2015
Beaulieu, Rutherford Cabernet 2013
Archery Summit, Vireton Pinot Gris 2014
King Estate, Pinot Gris, Backbone 2014
Oberon, Napa Cabernet 2013
Apaltagua, Envero Carmenere Gran Reserva 2013
Chateau des Arnauds, Cuvee des Capucins 2012
Nine Hats, Red 2013
Benziger, Cabernet, Sonoma 2012
Roxy Ann, Claret 2012
Januik, Merlot 2012
Conundrum, White 2013
St. Francis, Sonoma Cabernet 2012

The Occasional Book

Marc Maron - Waiting for the Punch
Phil Stanford - Rose City Vice
Kenneth R. Feinberg - What is Life Worth?
Kent Haruf - Our Souls at Night
Peter Carey - True History of the Kelly Gang
Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games
Amy Stewart - Girl Waits With Gun
Philip Roth - The Plot Against America
Norm Macdonald - Based on a True Story
Christopher Buckley - Boomsday
Ryan Holiday - The Obstacle is the Way
Ruth Sepetys - Between Shades of Gray
Richard Adams - Watership Down
Claire Vaye Watkins - Gold Fame Citrus
Markus Zusak - I am the Messenger
Anthony Doerr - All the Light We Cannot See
James Joyce - Dubliners
Cheryl Strayed - Torch
William Golding - Lord of the Flies
Saul Bellow - Mister Sammler's Planet
Phil Stanford - White House Call Girl
John Kaplan & Jon R. Waltz - The Trial of Jack Ruby
Kent Haruf - Eventide
David Halberstam - Summer of '49
Norman Mailer - The Naked and the Dead
Maria Dermoȗt - The Ten Thousand Things
William Faulkner - As I Lay Dying
Markus Zusak - The Book Thief
Christopher Buckley - Thank You for Smoking
William Shakespeare - Othello
Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
Bill Bryson - A Short History of Nearly Everything
Cheryl Strayed - Tiny Beautiful Things
Sara Varon - Bake Sale
Stephen King - 11/22/63
Paul Goldstein - Errors and Omissions
Mark Twain - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Steve Martin - Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
Beverly Cleary - A Girl from Yamhill, a Memoir
Kent Haruf - Plainsong
Hope Larson - A Wrinkle in Time, the Graphic Novel
Rudyard Kipling - Kim
Peter Ames Carlin - Bruce
Fran Cannon Slayton - When the Whistle Blows
Neil Young - Waging Heavy Peace
Mark Bego - Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul (2012 ed.)
Jenny Lawson - Let's Pretend This Never Happened
J.D. Salinger - Franny and Zooey
Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol
Timothy Egan - The Big Burn
Deborah Eisenberg - Transactions in a Foreign Currency
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. - Slaughterhouse Five
Kathryn Lance - Pandora's Genes
Cheryl Strayed - Wild
Fyodor Dostoyevsky - The Brothers Karamazov
Jack London - The House of Pride, and Other Tales of Hawaii
Jack Walker - The Extraordinary Rendition of Vincent Dellamaria
Colum McCann - Let the Great World Spin
Niccolò Machiavelli - The Prince
Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus - The Nanny Diaries
Brian Selznick - The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Sharon Creech - Walk Two Moons
Keith Richards - Life
F. Sionil Jose - Dusk
Natalie Babbitt - Tuck Everlasting
Justin Halpern - S#*t My Dad Says
Mark Herrmann - The Curmudgeon's Guide to Practicing Law
Barry Glassner - The Gospel of Food
Phil Stanford - The Peyton-Allan Files
Jesse Katz - The Opposite Field
Evelyn Waugh - Brideshead Revisited
J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
David Sedaris - Holidays on Ice
Donald Miller - A Million Miles in a Thousand Years
Mitch Albom - Have a Little Faith
C.S. Lewis - The Magician's Nephew
F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby
William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Ivan Doig - Bucking the Sun
Penda Diakité - I Lost My Tooth in Africa
Grace Lin - The Year of the Rat
Oscar Hijuelos - Mr. Ives' Christmas
Madeline L'Engle - A Wrinkle in Time
Steven Hart - The Last Three Miles
David Sedaris - Me Talk Pretty One Day
Karen Armstrong - The Spiral Staircase
Charles Larson - The Portland Murders
Adrian Wojnarowski - The Miracle of St. Anthony
William H. Colby - Long Goodbye
Steven D. Stark - Meet the Beatles
Phil Stanford - Portland Confidential
Rick Moody - Garden State
Jonathan Schwartz - All in Good Time
David Sedaris - Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Anthony Holden - Big Deal
Robert J. Spitzer - The Spirit of Leadership
James McManus - Positively Fifth Street
Jeff Noon - Vurt

Road Work

Miles run year to date: 5
At this date last year: 3
Total run in 2017: 113
In 2016: 155
In 2015: 271
In 2014: 401
In 2013: 257
In 2012: 129
In 2011: 113
In 2010: 125
In 2009: 67
In 2008: 28
In 2007: 113
In 2006: 100
In 2005: 149
In 2004: 204
In 2003: 269

Clicky Web Analytics