Home is.

I've recently returned state-side after a year of traveling abroad... and I feel restless. Needy. Nostalgic. I realize that I haven't written a blog post in 8 months (!!!) and that's changing now. Like, right. ...

The Cold Makes You Feel Alive, In A Dying Sort Of Way

Today is January 8th, 2017, Day 8 of my self-inflicted 31 days of posting in January. Today, we ventured out into The Old Town... but not before 1pm. We slept in and needed it. Kind of crappy transportation ca...

Flash Memoir: Conversations with Rocks

There is a desired solitude one can find up on the mountain side. A place for contemplation, reflection, and... "OH, COME ON!  YOU. ASS. HOLE!" Thud... Thud... Thud.  The rock eventually stopped rollin...

A Portland Staycation: River’s Edge Hotel and Spa

For those of us who call Portland home, we can sometimes take for granted the bounty which is available in our own backyard. We can forget the reasons why so many people visit the city over and over again. It's...

How to Springbreak Seattle

Spring time in the Northwest still consist of layers, gortex, and, well... rain. Last year during Spring Break, I ran off to central Mexico with 2 friends for an epic week-long road trip through the highlands. ...

5 Ways To Enjoy Portland Like a Local

March Madness is upon us, and whether that means sports, spring break, or sanitizing your home top-to-bottom, Portland Bloggers Roundtable has joined forces yet again to bring you a curated list of our favorite...

Curing Your Northwest Winter Blues

Curing your Northwest Winter Blues is the second post in our Portland Bloggers Roundtable series... and after gathering last month under dark skies and around toasty beverages, we decided to offer some activit...

Working on a Portland Photo Shoot!

Hey you sexy beasts! How are you?? Yes, I have been drinking wine. Come on, though... it gets dark at 5pm these days, and I typically allow the natural light to determine my drinking habits, so there ya go....

Las Vegas: The Quick & Dirty

WOW. Talk about building up the suspense for this last post about my sisters summer road trip I took in July. My apologies! But just for that wait, I will share 5  tips that got me out of Sin City alive... ...

America The Beautiful Day 4: Bryce Canyon

Our last full day and night on our sister road trip began with catching the shuttle bus from Bryce Canyon City to Bryce Canyon National Park, approximately a 20 minute drive. Our driver chatted with passeng...