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One of the reasons I moved to Spokane from Portland Oregon in 1998 was because it’s wide open for new initiatives, movements and communities.

In Portland it always felt like everything had been done or was being done already. Nothing felt new, where Spokane seemed like fresh ground for innovation.

Sure, there has been medium town, and primarily white town hurdles but in general, my bet has paid off and Spokane proved to be in chrysalis not petrification.

Eric Blauer
Eric Blauerhttp://fcb4.tumblr.com/
I am Frederick Christian Blauer IV, but I go by Eric, it sounds less like a megalomaniac but still hints at my Scandinavian destiny of coastal conquest and ultimate rule. I have accumulated a fair number of titles: son, brother, husband, father, pastor, writer, artist and a few other more colorful titles by my fanged fans. I am a lover of story be it heard, read or watched in all beauty, gory or glory. I write and speak as an exorcist or poltergeist, splashing holy water, spilling wine and breaking bread between the apocalypse and a sleeping baby. I am possessed by too many words and they get driven out like wild pigs and into the waters of my blog at www.fcb4.tumblr.com. I work as a pastor at Jacob's Well Church (www.jacobswellspokane.com) across the tracks on 'that' side of town. I follow Christ in East Central Spokane among saints, sinners, angels, demons, crime, condoms, chaos, beauty, goodness and powerful weakness. I have more questions than answers, grey hairs than brown, fat than muscle, fire than fireplace and experience more love from my wife, family and friends than a man should be blessed with in one lifetime.

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Tracy Simmons
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9 years ago

I think that’s exactly why SpokaneFAVS works here!

Nadya
Nadya
9 years ago

I appreciate your post a lot. I have been involved in community work in Spokane as well as working in Portland for three years recently. I am back in Spokane and very interested to connect to like minded people.

I appreciate this venue for that reason. Would love to chat with you.

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