These past few weeks it has been difficult for me to break my news addiction. My brain pattern travels in a circle, searching for good news. It can't seem to quit. Mental health professionals remind us not to neglect self care. Stop the brain. Take a break. Relax. Breathe. And in doing so, my momentarily … Continue reading Breathing in special places: Mary S. Young
As most any politician will likely profess, it's hard to imagine how your life may change when you enter the political arena - even in small towns in Oregon. And as a First Lady, I am now convinced that those of us who are married to someone in public office should be warned ahead of time … Continue reading Politics and elections: then and now
I've been thinking about radio a lot lately as I delve into old family history and try to imagine the book chats my grandfather, Richard Gill Montgomery, Sr., provided by radio in early Portland. Many early Portlanders recognized his voice for years as he hosted the chats beginning on KGW from 1925-1933, and KEX from … Continue reading Old time radio is coming your way!