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Sep 13

September 13, 2013

09/26/2013 – Cocktail Soiree at the Heathman Hotel

Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:30-7 p.m. Come to the Heathman Hotel’s world-famous library to meet author Julia Park Tracey, sample Oregon’s pinot noir and the Rebel Girl cocktail invented for Doris. Hear excerpts from the Doris Diaries mentioning the Heathman by name, and enjoy the literary elegance of this renown hotel. The soiree takes place in the Heathman’s priceless mezzanine library containing autographed books only by the authors who have stayed at the hotel. The two volumes of the Doris Diaries…

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Sep 13

September 13, 2013

09/24/13 – Luther R. Bailey’s Legacy: His Architecture and Buildings in Portland

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Doris Bailey (of The Doris Diaries) was the daughter of a prominent Portland businessman and architect: Luther R. Bailey. He designed and built more than 100 homes in Irvington and Rose City Park in the Craftsman style, as well as stately homes, clubhouses, a theatre and church, and helped design the Vista House. Luther Bailey was a business leader and peer of Marshall Dana, and other early 20th century civic leaders. This talk, for members…

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Aug 18

August 18, 2013

Bright lights, big cities

Busy days. (Note to self: why is “busy” spelled this way but sounds like “bizzy”?) I know, I’m addicted to busy, but life is full and there’s always a lot to do. Indulge me, will you? April and May were full of Tongues of Angels adventures, because Indie-Visible released the novel as a 10-year anniversary edition, and I was all over the place online, in several blog-carnations. It was good. It was busy, but it was good. That firmly under way, I turned to…

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