I've been meaning to share this quote ever since the weekend—and now seems as good a time as any to remind people that Occupy Portland is also about building a community. A very loving community, apparently. Said near the mess tent, by an earnest fellow:

"This is a really awesome place to pick up women, right? I mean, you know they get it here. They're smart. And they're committed"—he gestured to the growing tent city in Chapman Square—"to this."

Time to start betting on which news outlet runs the first "Occupy Wall Street baby boom" trend story next summer.