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Rough Night for the Timbers

But they have marvelous singing voices. They played a man down most of the night. The crowd was unceasingly energetic, as always. Except after the undeserved red-card against S-C-O-T-With-One-T, the crowd was energetic, and pissed off, and bloodlusty. And pissed off. “Chainsaw The Ref!” “You Red Bastard!” “I’m Blind, I’m Deaf, I Wanna be a […]

An Afternoon, A Full Tank of Gas, Chapter 5

Portland to Seattle to watch the Timbers play against the Seattle Sounders. The “Daring Incredible Mission!” Chapter! 175 miles. 3ish-4ish hours or so. It was me driving, Dave: Who Demands Beer, and two good friends and fierce Timbers Army gals, Diane and Amy. This time, ride was less for drive than for the destination, as […]

Three Months

On January 26th, I had just arrived in Portland and was staying at the super scary Motel 6 on Powell. I had been in town for 5 days and was sort of frantically looking for a job and apartment. I think back on the first week I arrived, and I’m thankful I don’t put myself […]

I Went to the Timbers Season Opener Last Night

And all I can really say is…these people are fucking crazy. I love Portland. Here’s a better writeup than what I can muster. Because, you know, I’m just a girl. I forgot to mention, we were entering PGE Park and they were playing The Shins. And not a radio cut. Some random Shins song. Where […]