Phone Calls on the Edge

“Please insert twenty-five cents to complete your call.” “Operator. How may I help you?” Dial tones. Silvery, square buttons with numbers that click smoothly when you press them. Don’t dial wrong, or you can’t get your quarter back. These are bits of nostalgia that we come across less and less now that pay phones are... Continue Reading →

Washington’s Oldest Apple Tree

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” ---Henry David Thoreau This particular apple tree has definitely seen some history. It has seen not only its own life cycle over and over since 1826, it has also seen generations of people come and go. The trunk... Continue Reading →

Pips in Portland

A miniature conveyor belt dishin’ out doughnuts on site! A smorgasbord of food trucks scatter Portland Oregon, but none delivered the cuteness like Pip’s Original Doughnuts. The mobile pastry and chai café-on-wheels is a revamped, Chevy Step-Van -- formerly a mail truck-- that sports spiffy rims and a sky-blue paint job. Inside, tiny little doughnuts... Continue Reading →

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