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Remembering the Lakeside in Hillside

Remembering the Lake at Hillside Our Past - Growing Up Here A little over three miles up Thatcher Road from the Plaid Pantry is Tom Meier’s Three Mile Museum, a wonderfully elusive and eclectic spot loaded with artifacts of early Oregon. A visual treasure-trove of...
Summertime in Forest Grove

Summertime in Forest Grove

Summertime in Forest Grove Our Past - Growing Up Here Back in the day, when I was a kid, the city swimming pool was where you’d find me. In my early years, my mom would take me to the little kids’ pool, but I had my eye on the big pool, both of which were...
Gay Nineties Celebration

Gay Nineties Celebration

Gay Nineties Celebration Our Past - Growing Up Here I remember when I was going to Harvey Clarke Elementary School, getting ready for the Gay Nineties program, my class would practice singing our songs standing on the stage: “Down by the Old Mill Stream,” “Let Me Call...