It's been a while since I've had a Portland adventure. It's hard to do with the little ones. Now that I just have Tiny/SmileyPants, it's possible to adventure again. Anyhoo, recently I went with a few friends to Waffle Window on Alberta. They're open till 10:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. The best thing about hipster… Continue reading Portland: Waffle Window
Here's the thing about the mass, mound, bunch, lot, assemblage, mess, pack, and swarm of crazy ruling my life. It's too much. It's just too much. Somehow I haven't yet collapsed. My mom and I have a no break-downs pact. Here's what I have going: 1) My FiestyPants and BoyBlue are being transitioned home to… Continue reading The Crazy Train
You've probably figured out that I love to try new places to eat. I especially love new places in Portland as there restaurants kick the pants out of Vancouver's. This is truly a foodie town full of funky little places that make amazing food. Sometimes, however, my utterly normal style stands out like a frickin'… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you wandered into an episode of Portlandia?
To meet my goal of daily blogging, for 1 week, I need to post one more blog. But I think I've reached tedious. 😉 Explored the 'Couv a bit today. Went for a drive at $4.09 a gallon and saw Vancouver Lake thru to pieces of Ridgefield. The bird reserve and lake are both amazing,… Continue reading Tedious
So, I don't actually live in Portland right now. But I might as well since I'm here every day to work, and I often play in Portland rather than in the 'Couv. Plus, in my defense I did spend my childhood in NE Portland. I also went to Rigler Elementary and Whittaker Middle School. Anyone… Continue reading Why I Heart Portland (ok…. the Portland area)
I didn't want to think that I'd forgotten you, oh bloggy blog. But the truth is, I haven't really been working on my book. Someone smack my hand. Guilt has been smiting me mightily, and I'll be ending this post by sitting down on my couch with one dog behind my back and another along… Continue reading Oh Geez. Is April already coming to an end?
Oh, oh hello there again... * * I'd like to be able to tell you that I've been focused on my book, and there have been flashes of that. But there has also been these things.... * * * There's been a little of this: * * * And, of course, we can't forget Sookie:… Continue reading Perhaps you remember me…..