Tom Bender | The Sun Magazine

Tom Bender

Tom Bender is the editor of Rain magazine in Portland, Oregon.

— From June 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Out Of The Ashes

We find a patch of golden, untouched floorboards only two feet from the center of the fire, and discover that the solder on a water pipe had melted, pouring water right into the middle of the fire. Poor house — it did its best to save itself.

June 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Excerpts From RAIN

Journal Of Appropriate Technology

RAIN is one of my favorite magazines. Published monthly in Portland, Oregon, RAIN calls itself “a monthly information access journal and reference service for people developing more satisfying patterns that increase local self-reliance and press less heavily on our limited resources.”

December 1977
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