Monthly Archives: September 2011

Weekend in Seattle

Last weekend Meaghan and I travelled up to Seattle to meet with her parents who were leaving from the port town for an Alaskan cruise. We took a bus to downtown Portland and then caught the Amtrak Cascades train at … Continue reading

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My Morning as a Pin Cushion at OHSU

This morning I received my flu shot, got a tetanus booster, and as part of a typical annual wellness assessment had blood drawn to learn my vital statistics. This will help me to save money on my health insurance next … Continue reading

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US Bank Customer Service Failure

"Your card is declined, sir." The words rang through my ears. I was dumbstruck. Jovially I asked that the card be run again. Same result. I could see it in her eyes, feel it from the faces of the people … Continue reading

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