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Friends! Your Ears! To Me, Lend Them!

What are you doing on Saturday, July 11? You know what you totally SHOULD do? Go to the Mississippi Street Fair. Last year’s Mississippi Street Fair kicked a ton of ass. It was hundreds of artists and vendors and BBQ purveyors, all packed within five or six blocks. People brought their babies and their dogs, […]

Chapter 16: Astoria Midsummer Scandinavian Fest, Part Two

We spent a few hours at the Scandinavian Fest, eating Swedish meatballs and marveling at the wooden shoes (they are lighter than they look!) We headed back into town and went to the Columbia River Maritime Museum. Evidently, the “bar,” where the Columbia meets the Pacific is one of the most treacherous areas in the […]

Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter 16: Astoria Midsummer Scandinavian Fest

Two road trip weekends in a row. The cat has been very close to smothering us to death in our sleep from want of attention. Because if you are a cat, and your humans callously abandon you two weekends in a row, what choice do you have but to kill them while they sleep? Maybe […]

More Tomorrow

Weekend write up tomorrow. After Dave the Viking and I get some much needed rest.

People: Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

I just made this up for dinner tonight. It was delicious. I’m a tortilla soup genius. 4 Cups of chicken broth (or veggie) 2 small tomatoes 1 small sweet onion 2 ears corn on the cob 1 small can of El Pato Hot Mexican Style Tomato Sauce Tortilla chips 10 or so sprigs of cilantro […]