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Alex Stewart: OMG the Garden is a Disaster. A metaphor for the market?

By Alexsandra Stewart
It’s that time of the year. My garden is in horrible shape, seemingly fatally wounded by winter’s wrath. While Portland gardens most always are fairly uninspiring and bleak in January, this year the garden seems to be in worse condition than usual. The artichokes look dead.  Leaves of mush and slime, lying against dirt. Over half of the strawberry plants…
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Lifestyle · Money & Careers

Mortality, Change, and Real Estate

By Alexsandra Stewart
By Alexsandra Stewart I drive past the Riverview Cemetery on Taylor’s Ferry Road several times a week. Several of my great, greats are buried there, I always think of them. The Langworthys and Fosses: I’ve looked for and found their grave sites. It is a little uncanny to look at a mossy headstone, see names and dates that are a…
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