Did Spring Break come a week late this year or is it just me? I thought it always fell on the third week in March. Anyway, here's another round of random links:
Some people call it "Spring Break," Zach Randolph calls it's "bereavement leave." Read more here.
Last week, someone at the Crystal Ballroom stole Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock's lucky hat. This week, he flipped out during a show in South Dakota and attacked himself with a knife. Coincidence? Or was his latest bout with self-destruction caused by this monstrosity? It's all Paula Abdul's fault, I know it.
The author of Phooeyhoo, an old friend of mine, spent part of his winter break in Vietnam. He returned with photos and a word to the wise: don't ever try to cross a street in Hanoi.
BREAKING NEWS: If you stand hang around at a local anti-war rally holding a "Osama loves PDX liberals" sign, people will call you names.
I passed by Printing Press Park over the weekend and found myself thinking, "Huh? What?" Reid over at Metroblogging Portland dished out some context in this recent post.
Like many people, every time I pass the abandoned Portland Gas and Coke Company building I think to myself, "Say, that would make a great McMenamins." Here's at least one reason why that won't ever happen: the land it sits on is an environmental catastrophe.
Coming to the Portland metropolitan area in 2008: a Renaissance Fair. Unlike Reed's annual "Renn Fayre," all the geeks at this one will probably keep their clothes on.