Author Archives: porterwrite

About porterwrite

Born in Jax. Raised in ATL. Schooled at Druid Hills, UNC, Georgetown, Poynter Institute. Worked in DC, ATL, NYC, LA, BKK, back to NYC then ATL then SFO then back to ATL. Been here since 1996. Married to George 16 years. Three dogs, nice home, good friends. What more could a fellow ask for?

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Chicago Is Not for Sissies

This is the theatre John Dillinger walked out of before G-Menapproached him from behind and executed him on the street. I loved Johnny Depp. Why would anyone do that. We wonder if the same show playing today was playing when …


A Trip to Portland: It Only Gets Better

Dismal Nitch is the most appropriately named national park in America.     Earlier this month we visited Portland and Seattle. In Portland, we saw Sharon, Jay, Kate and Joey and loved our visit. We stayed with the marvelous Mr. …


George Goodwin: 94 Years of Wit & Wisdom

Two masters. Photographer and Local Color Provider Ilia Varcev was with us this past Sunday to celebrate George Goodwin’s 94th. Here,¬†Varchev with George. Born June 20, 1917, George is a little frail of body but not of mind, ¬†a steel …