Road Trip! PDX to Boulder, CO

March 15- 22, 2017 Wednesday – March 15, 2017   ROADDDD TRIPPPPP Call it Spring Break, call it an urge to hit the open road, or call it friend stalking. This past week my lova and I decided to head east to Colorado to see some friends and American acreage we were well past due…

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Timberline Lodge

Blah Blah… History History tends to unavoidably inscribe its presence in one fashion or another. Whether it is found muffled in the voices of the old and wise, or illustrated in the accumulation of rings within an aging sturdy tree. From its spoken tokens, to its more visual ones, history can become a thing of…

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee A.K.A … • “The Volunteer State” • “NashVegas” • “Athens of the South” • “Home of… Country/Bluegrass Music” • “House of… The Grand OLE Opry”     January, FRIDAY THE 13th- Leaving for Nashville As superstitious individuals chose to lock themselves indoors and out of harms way, my mother and I were double…

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Miami Day 1 – Take 2

Magic City I just recently learned that Miami is also known as the “Magic City.” And (don’t you dare follow in my footsteps and start a sentence like this…), of course I would like to know by what means. Perhaps it is the fact that the city itself is built atop swampy wet land that…

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Ooooh So You Brunch?

Shall We Brunch? Within the last 15 years, Portland, Oregon has blossomed from the depths of its many eclectic Portland residents’ basements. Portland has now become the epicenter of….well… AMAZING FANTASTICAL PLACES, PEOPLE, & THINGS. Allowing traditions, like successful brunching, to become a natural hobby for the average Portland person.   Gravy Anyone? While the…

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Cannon Beach, Oregon

Who is this Afternoon bird exactly? (We have the early bird & the night owl.. but what about the afternoon aviator?)  Ummm it’s Tuesday… A free Tuesday is before you, and a will and a want are pulling at your adventurous pockets. Do you wake up early to catch the full breadth of the day, or…

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The World’s Cat Craze

In Honor of Yesterday’s National Cat Day… I give you a brief background on the World’s Cat Cafes… Who can deny a cute curiously furry face? This world apparently cannot. Cat Cafés have become a bit of a thing over the last couple of decades. Sprouting up all over the place, from Japan to Montreal,…

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The SourPatch Kid

The Run Down: Went to Spain through my University’s study aboard program for a month this June   My Semi-Dramatic Take On Things: After several plane delays and a missed train, I found myself in the historical city of Zamora, Spain. The journey had started off rocky, but the destination appeared to be well worth…

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