I Love Meeting Our Veterans


On this Veterans Day 2014, I say thank you to those who have served and to our military families who have given so much. And what a treat to meet Air Force veteran Kenneth this week when my wife and I took the kids to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon.If you've never … [Read more...]

Will It Snow In Portland This Week?


Is it true? Will it snow this second week of November 2014 in the Portland-Vancouver metro area? I'm already getting that question on Facebook! This image from a forecast model (the Sunday 12z GFS) shows where it will allegedly be snowing this Thursday at 4a.m.  It paints snow right over the … [Read more...]

Oregon And Washington Wind Storm Peak Gusts


This is the sad truth: one of the Sussman family trees did not survive the weekend wind storm. But at least we kept the lights on the whole time.  We are thankful for that. For at least 75,000 customers in Oregon and nearly 100,000 customers in Western Washington (including the Seattle area) the … [Read more...]