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Farewell For Now, Astoria

So we are excited about moving back to Portland. We love Portland. But we also love Astoria, and it is bittersweet to wrap up our lives here. Every time I drove back to Astoria after being away, I would take a deep breath, gaze over the ships in the river, the hills of Washington, the […]

This Never Gets Old

Time to trot this graphic out again. The final pieces are falling into place. We sign a lease today. We move our stuff next week. Very soon, we will be settled. It’s all very, very exciting for us. I’ve been thinking of writing a post about our year off, and all the various things we […]

File Under: Nuts, Running Around Like

Okay, so: Hello internet. I see you still exist even when I go away for a week or two. We have been running around like nutty whack-a-doos. Dave starts his new job in Portland *today.* Huge. This was the first big piece that needed to fall into place in order for us to move back […]

Somewhat Daily Photo 1.16.12

Another shot from my first week in Portland in January of 2008. More on that over here. You, yes, YOU are wonderful!

Four Years Ago

Four years ago today, it was snowing as I drove north through Redding, California. I was driving up I-5, the spine of the west coast, on my way from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon. I had a kitty in the passenger seat, and a car stuffed with boxes of clothes, camping gear, books and whatever […]