I think the architects here at the PBJ read my brain.
Toward the end of last week, our imaginative chief, Briana Finney, made a dazzling new logo for this little section we call Five Things (See it up there?). It was something I've been pondering since I took it over a month ago.
I surmise Brianna had been contemplating it, as well. Cherish it.
Presently, off to Monday's Five Things.
Tim Boyle's $80,000 shutdown shot
Before the end of last year, Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle told the PBJ's Matt Kish that it had been his New Year's goals to get on Donald Trump's adversaries list.
Boyle more likely than not made a similar goals for 2019.
In a full-page advertisement in last Friday's Washington Post, Boyle made a straightforward, strong proclamation:
"Make American's Parks Open Again."
That was trailed by:
"Dividers shouldn't square access to parks, and government specialists shouldn't be forgotten in the harsh elements. Cooperate to open our parks."
The humdinger set Columbia back $80,000.
A shutdown cleanup on Mt. Hood
Talking about the shutdown . . .
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's significant other, Dan Little, additionally jabbed the bear somewhat a week ago when he tidied up the bathrooms at a governmentally oversaw Sno-Park on Mt. Hood that had been invade with waste — and after that sent a receipt to the president to pay for it.
KGW columnist Devon Haskins tweeted pictures of Little at what seems to be the White River Sno-Park on the mountain. There are when photographs of the chaos and an organized receipt routed to President Trump for $28, the sum it cost Little to discard various sacks of waste and a heap of broken sleds.
The senator caught up with her very own tweet, saying Little's great deed is only one of the numerous reasons she cherishes him.
Mother's last supper
Coffee shops who had early lunch at Mother's Bistro yesterday will be the last to have done as such at the celebrated Portland eatery.
Mother's, which has been in its downtown home at 212 S.W. Distinct St. for about 20 years, presented its last early lunch in the area yesterday, as indicated by KATU.
Be that as it may, fear not, Mother's fans. As we originally revealed back in July, Mother's is essentially climbing the road to another home in the ground floor eatery space of the Embassy Suites Portland inn. That address is 121 S.W. Third Ave.