Astoria is in the news again. “I just received this from Astorian PAXTON HOAG,” CAROL NEWMAN told the Ear. She’s referring to a link to a story in WIRED MAGAZINE online from the Geek Dad – Raising Geek Generation 2.0 blog series, “GEEKING OUT OVER ASTORIA” by Portlander JONATHAN H. LIU ( The Geek Dad was quite taken with Astoria, as was his family, and they plan to return.

“We know most of what he wrote (though I did learn something new),” Carol notes, “but it’s always nice to see Astoria lifted up, by geeks and everyone else!” Indeed.

— Elleda Wilson


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