The Rose Quarter was kind enough to put out a news release this Thursday afternoon warning us about potential traffic problems  this Monday, March 14.

Why? Because the traveling road show known as Get Motivated–and its cast of "used-to-be somebodies" and "still-kind-of-are-big names"—is coming to Portland's Rose Quarter to impart wisdom about "goal achievement, business skills, sales, teamwork and motivation."

What this March 14 hootenanny from 8 am to 4:45 pm means for the rest of us , according to the Rose Quarter, is traffic congestion during morning and evening rush hour.

I would pay to see Bill Cosby, one of the speakers, reprise this.

Or Terry Bradshaw, another speaker, sing this

But this moment from general-turned-motivational speaker Colin Powell, I could do without