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I Live Here: George Winborn – I Live Here:PDX
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I Live Here: George Winborn

Name & Age: George Winborn, 37

Hometown(s): Ozark, Arkansas & Dallas, Texas

Current Neighborhood: Laurelhurst

How do you pay the rent and what is your slash? Advertising copy/branding/creative direction (slash) Fiction writer/furniture builder/skillsharing: fermenter, urban chicken expert, crafter

What do you create? Characters, modern furniture, a healthy welcoming atmosphere

How did you land in Portland? My husband enrolled in WCI to become a pastry chef

What is the last book you read? How to Be an Adult in Relationships

Name your favorite tattoo. The koi, or the wave rider on the wall at Fortune Tattoo

What was the last thing you ate at a food cart? A chicken Po-Boy just now at Savvy J’s in St. John’s — amazing!

Oregonian, Willamette Week, or Mercury? WWeek

What is your favorite bridge and why? Burnside. I love the little turret enclaves. They make me think of medieval castles from kid’s stories.

Stumptown Coffee or _________? Stumptown all the way

Coast or Mountains? Coast in summer, mountains in winter

Only in Portland moment? Passing a unicyclist playing the bagpipes

A favorite local business? Gosh, so many…. Bakery Bar, Meat for Cats and Dogs, numerous food carts

Are you a car person or a bike person? Car person yearning for a faster bike

If you could change one thing about Portland, what would it be? For people to dress up more.

Tell us a story about Portland and you. The second day I was in Portland, I was walking a friend’s massive dog around Lair Hill. It was the beginning of July and the flower boxes were overflowing onto the sidewalks. Coming around a corner, the dog stopped short. I looked up to see three hens quietly scratching in a makeshift coop. I knew I was home.

And finally, where can we find you on the web?

www.winbornandcompany.com

http://www.thehandsomewedding.wordpress.com

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