Tagged with Portland

Chickens

Chickens

I am NOT a bird person. However, I am an egg person (with the right amount of cheese). It’s my weakness for eggs and the vision of a beautiful little variety pack of “home grown” eggs from my own little urban homestead (I think that’s the trendy term), that made me think that somehow I … Continue reading

Decisions, decisions…

Decisions, decisions…

We made a decision. We chose House number one. We made an offer Friday before we left town. It was really pretty crazy how fast things moved. We left the appointment with the realtor, went to the two bedroom apartment above Whole Foods, and then to lunch, where we had a burger and a beer, … Continue reading

Our New Adventure

Our New Adventure

As I told you yesterday, we started Wednesday, May 30th (a mere week ago) believing that we would be living in an apartment. In our “we can do anything for a year” mode, we had decided that if need be, we could put the two boys, Jason, me, the cat, and the dog all into … Continue reading

Where in the world…

Where in the world…

Omigosh, we’re moving to Portland! So, it turns out one (this one anyway) can’t get a house ready to sell, look for and try to buy another house 300 or so miles away, deal with end of the school year stuff, and support one’s husband in job changes and selling the beloved Volkswagon Vanagon without … Continue reading

Look at us go…

Ready to roll… On our way… Breakfast of champions… Yay, Jason! Cheering him on at the end of the 15k- super blurry pic, but there he is…. At the start of the 5k… 30,000 of our closest friends… Moving along through downtown… Go S-man! All done & off to get our rewards… Very fun! We’re … Continue reading

The Shamrock

The Shamrock

Today is St. Patrick’s Day.  Usually we don’t go all out with the green so much, but this year the Shamrock Run is on Sunday and we’re getting ourselves all “greened up” for that anyway.  And, we don’t want to waste a chance to celebrate something, so we’re going out in our green today.  We’ve … Continue reading