Exploring the sites along the Columbia River Gorge for our last day of vacation.
From the Willamette Valley to Portland to get in some history and dinner at Kachka.
My second day in Portland ruminating on food writing and eating at the heralded restaurant Ox.
A trip to Portland leads to pondering on purpose and Minnesota food.
A perfect Portlandia brunch.
Wandering around Portland on a September Saturday.
To leave Seattle on a Friday afternoon to drive anywhere is a tricky thing – but to drive South through Tacoma and Olympia with a state fair and road construction is even more fun. But alas PDX for the heck of it weekend awaited us so we tried an alternate route and found – traffic. … Read more
This morning I woke up in another dimension – perhaps it was the sunlight of mythical Portlandia streaming through the window of my friends' apartment beaming me awake at 7:30am. Perhaps it was the adrenalin rush of reading poetry in a totally public place like a farmer's market. Perhaps my manhattan at dinner was one … Read more
Recently Seattle was rated by someone as having the worst traffic in the entire United States. My well-planned drive to Portland on a Friday afternoon cemented this sentiment in a real life 3 hour inch fest for 61 miles from Seattle to Olympia. I reached PDX in 5 hours. All was well upon my arrival … Read more