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Nov 13, 05 01:25 PM

Window Shopping for a Place to Live.

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I'm in Portland right now.

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I spent yesterday wandering around Northwest--Nob Hill, they call it, fancifully--and decided: I don't dig it. Too yupped-out for me.

McGonigal took me down to the North Mississippi area--Fresh Pot and Mississippi Records--I love it over there. A guy at the counter of the record store knew somebody showing an apartment near there, and we looked at it, and it was just the most macked-out pad I have ever seen with my own two eyes. Two levels, spiral staircase. But--too expensive. I think. The place was so fantastic my breathing gets shallow when I think about it.

Then we went to Belmont and Hawthorne, also amazing areas. Basically, I just want to live walking distance from a Stumptown or a Fresh Pot.

I'm not moving just yet--in fact, I'm not completely sure that I'm gonna do it--but it sure is great around here.

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Posted by Mike at November 13, 2005 1:25 PM