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Wut?

These are supposed to be toy boxes. Clearly, they are boy boxes. … [Read more]

Vancouver, BC

It feels really weird to be a tourist. We took a train up from Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia. It took a little more than nine hours. The people behind us smelled like sweaty socks. We were visiting my friend Keiko, … [Read more]

Waiting is Hard

We have a thing we are waiting for. It's a big thing. We are waiting for it. We've been waiting for a while. To answer the question that may have immediately jumped into your mind, no, I'm not pregnant. Though Dave enjoys the thought of maybe … [Read more]

This Is My Kid

One of my "things" is that I like to have everything in its place. I mean physical objects. In my house. Or wherever. I want "stuff" to have a home, and I want said stuff to "be" in its home. For me, stuff out of place is a distraction. It's clutter. … [Read more]

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. … [Read more]