Burnside Skatepark

Burnside Skatepark

The Burnside Skatepark in Portland is one of those things that you always hear about, but it's hidden in such a way that you aren't likely to ever just stumble upon it. You have to really go looking for it. Or, y'know -- know [...]
Summer Shoes

Summer Shoes

I have been known to own a pair of shoes... Or twenty. And I'm woman enough to admit that not all of those shoes fit the level of function that would allow me to keep a decent pace while walking with Chris. You know what's [...]
Portland ReWild

Portland ReWild

I'm in the middle of a mad editing dash (as noted by my 7pm Caturday post this weekend!) but I want to make sure the blog didn't go stagnant while I was working away on the business end of things. So if I drop off the face of [...]
The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In

If you asked her who her soul mate is, she will likely answer "Neville Longbottom" without a second's thought. For as long as I've known Kristina she's been a down-to-Earth girl who didn't mind a little hard work, especially [...]
Sauvie Island

Sauvie Island

After a mildly disappointing first summer in Portland, I vowed that this year, I would do the season justice. I still didn't live up to my own ridiculous expectations (which involved visiting every park and food cart pod in t [...]
Arcata Farmer's Market

Arcata Farmer’s Market

I've been so busy this summer that I barely had to time sit down and look at the photos I took while in Humboldt last month, let alone process them! In a way, I'm glad it's worked out that way as this post allowed me to revis [...]
Independence Day

Independence Day

Drive an hour-and-a-half south of Portland, OR and you'll find warmer weather, roads that appear to lead nowhere in particular and Independence, OR, home of the Rogue Farms Micro Hopyard. As I mentioned yesterday, I was i [...]
Mine and Yours

Mine and Yours

A little freelensing action back in June, while waiting for a table at Bridges Cafe, the new-to-us brunch spot that is literally down the street from us. Why it took 2 years to go there, I'll never know. Their biscuits and gr [...]