The old Portland can’t come to the phone right now.

Short vignettes on “how it’s been.”

Source: Pixabay.

Every time I drive into the city, there’s more garbage on the side of the road. There’s always another graffiti sign cursing out the mayor. Another stop sign or metal road marker is cut down every time I look.

I listen to podcast stories about how the country has been over-stored and over-restauranted for years. My…