Long, long gone: Author recalls move to the coast

Matt Loves loft in the Pearl District of Portland in the 1990s.

Submitted Photo

Matt Love’s loft in the Pearl District of Portland in the 1990s.

The author and his dog, Sonny, enjoy a sunset together.

Submitted Photo

The author and his dog, Sonny, enjoy a sunset together.

A couple of months ago, my ex-wife Cindy Popp mailed me a Polaroid of the loft I once owned in Portland’s Pearl District and where we once lived. (She apparently found the photo in an old book of ours.) I am so glad she sent it to me because I have very little recollection of who I was in those days and I think it’s important I be reminded every now and then what Portland once meant to me.

Today, I can hardly believe

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