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The newly painted street parking space in front of Westmorelands Fat Alberts Breakfast Café is visible under the street dining tables, which were moved back when the paint dried.Painted intersections – and now, painted parking spaces: The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), which initially allowed stores and especially restaurants to apply to use adjacent parking spaces for serving customers during the pandemic, recently invited those with a permit for parking spaces to consider having a street painting made in their parking space, and Vickie Walsh – owner of Fat Albert's Breakfast Café, at 6668 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue – was among one of the first to apply for one. In mid-September, with the help of the City Repair Project (the Sellwood folks who originated Portland's painted intersections) doing the work. Both she and her customers express delight with the result. And, whenever in-the-street dining comes to an end, Westmoreland will have at least one painted parking space to park in! Robb Hatley and Shell Tain co-present a program at the October AHB meeting which is designed to change your money thinking, and make you more successful. Attitudes about money may be holding you back: The Association of Home Businesses' favorite money gurus Robb Hatley and Shell Tain unite for a timely program for individuals and small businesspeople called "Flipping the Coin – a different way to view money". They explain, "We will dig into why we all have such odd beliefs about money, and what the unfortunate consequences are. We'll explain how to shift those beliefs – and to experience the real benefits of having a different 'money thought process'." At this month's "Third Thursday Night" ZOOM meeting of the Association of Home Businesses on October 21 at 6 p.m., this pair will help you unshackle yourself from unconscious money assumptions that are holding you back! Everyone welcome – and at no charge, during the pandemic. To RSVP and get the ZOOM coordinates, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn more, online – 

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