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Portland Places: Kruger’s Farm Concerts

Isaac and I spent a magical week on the coast of France one summer. If we hadn’t had jobs to return to, we would have stayed, learned French and lived on bread and wine. We posted up in a…

Wildflowers on Mosier Plateau (Go! Now!)

Mother’s Day was a goodie this year. With the wildflowers in full bloom, we headed down the Columbia River Gorge to Mosier. I had heard great things about the wildflowers on the Mosier Plateau, and the experience did not…

Portland Places: DOC

My birthday celebration included an amazing dinner experience with friends. Isaac made the plans and man, did he do good! There’s this corner up in Northeast which is all kinds of amazing. A mix of bars and eateries that…

Portland Places… a new series

Portland is such a cool place. It’s bigger than small, but smaller than big. The perfect size. You can get to know your way around, but still find hidden gems each time you step out. I love the vibe…

Good Fortune on the 4T Trail

  “I’m pretty sure this is a bad idea, but I think we should do it anyways.” This is a phrase I utter (too?) often. Like last week when my brother was visiting. The weather was meh, but we had…

Northwest Nice

First impressions are often very telling. And Portland has made a good one. When I flew up in December to go on a house hunting mission, the lady at the Hertz Rental Car counter offered me her email address.…

The Portland Pounds

I have learned pretty quickly that Portland is in fact the delicious, foodie town everyone claims it to be. Man oh man! The restaurant options are endless, each one as uniquely fabulous as the next. If it weren’t for…

I finally have a moment…

I have finally found a free minute to write a brief note here. And yet, I am not sure where to pick up or what to say. My thoughts are disorganized and time is scarce. And since a pictures worth a…

The dream of a runner is alive in Portland

We are three days into the month of March, and I’m already closing the contest for “Run of the Month”. The competition was fierce and the two contenders, March 1st Run and March 2nd Run, equally deserve the title.…