Wednesday, April 04, 2007

books for newcomers to the NW

Are you considering moving to Portland, Seattle, Eugene, Sequim, Astoria, or Ilwaco? Then check out this guidebook.

Here's a sample, from the Planning section for Newcomers:

Two Weeks Before Leaving
Read Sometimes a Great Notion.
Increase caffeine intake by 50%.
Increase NPR intake by 50%.
Order waterproof, breathable rain gear.

One Week Before Leaving
Begin drinking caffeine at night.
Hug a tree.
Read Stihl catalog.
Take shower with your clothes on to acclimate yourself.


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2 Comments:

At 10:10 AM, Blogger Ms. Theologian said...

My copy arrived yesterday, and it appears to have been "lifted" from the Portland Public Library. It has a bar code and everything....

It's very funny. Thank you for recommending it.

 
At 10:19 AM, Blogger Linera Lucas said...

Not to worry, it's probably from the Title Wave Used Bookstore, part of the library system/Friends of the Library. They don't bother to remove the bar code and catalogue numbers.

Glad you like the book.

 

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