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“Can I Help You Get Somewhere?”

I work downtown. I work in a buzzy, populated area with lots of things and stuff going on. I work near food carts, Powell’s books, the explosively hip “West End,” and the edge of the Pearl District. It’s summer time and the sidewalks are thick with people. Tourists, people trying to get lunch on the […]

Another First: Portland Snow is Also Delicious

What a difference a week makes. A mere six days ago, we were introducing the boys to the ocean. It wasn’t “warm,” but it was sunny and pleasant. Since Thursday, it has been snowing off and on in Portland. And practically the whole city shut down. It’s not that we are wimpy about snow. We […]

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 […]

Humanity on Wheels: Tonight! Tonight! Tonight!

Please come to this thing we’re doing tonight and listen to us tell stories and stuff. It’s going to be fricken awesome.