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Government For The People, By The People

“A Government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” — Abraham Lincoln My Facebook feed is filled with political advertisements. They weren’t paid for by the Republicans or Democrats. They weren’t sponsored by … Continue reading

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Portland’s First Non-Profit Grocery Store

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” — Henry David Thoreau Doing good means breaking new ground. Village Market is breaking new ground in the New Columbia neighborhood of north Portland. They’re trying and succeeding to bring fresh produce, low … Continue reading

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A Customer Service Story

“Be alert to give service. What counts a great deal in life is what we do for others.” — Anonymous The phone rang at quarter to four… … in the morning. It was the cabbie from Radio Cab. He was … Continue reading

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Change – Ally or Adversary?

“Man’s yesterday may ne’er be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Mutability” I left Biloxi, Mississippi at 6:30 this morning. It was 72 degrees. I arrived Portland, Oregon at 12:00. It was 36 degrees. … Continue reading

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It’s The Same Here Or 1,154 Miles Away

“Fundamentally, volunteering is about giving time, energy and skills freely. In return, it satisfies a burning desire to help, to feel genuinely needed and valued” — The Lake Havasu City, Arizona News Herald Take a glance at this short article, a … Continue reading

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