A Good Day for a Tea Party (the non-political kind)

Sunday was the perfect day for a tea party, an activity that our Ingrid enjoys immensely.   We took a little trip  to the Lan Su Chinese Garden  nestled into the middle of Portland’s Chinatown,  amidst a backdrop of downtown skyscrapers.  This little oasis has always been a favorite place for us to visit. TheContinue reading “A Good Day for a Tea Party (the non-political kind)”

Rent a Goat

I have extolled the virtues of Portland numerous times on this blog.  Today is no different.  This is about another of this city’s unique, quirky characteristics that you don’t see in a lot of other places….the “rent-a-goat” service. Today,  we took Ingrid to visit the goats .  There is a herd of about a dozenContinue reading “Rent a Goat”

This is MY Neighborhood!

I nabbed this article from the Oregonian.  It is about my neighborhood.  Our house is 1 block off of Division Street and within walking distance of some of the best restaurants imaginable!  I do not agree with the article about the hood loosing its charm, however.  We welcome and embrace these new developments.  They’re awesome! Continue reading “This is MY Neighborhood!”

Portland Waterfront Blues Festival

I have been to many, many blues festivals and concerts throughout the world in the years that I have been a music enthusiast.  Our annual Waterfront Blues Festival is one of the best, at least in America, and is just one more thing to love about living in Portland.  This festival is set in aContinue reading “Portland Waterfront Blues Festival”

What a Glorious Day!

The temperature hovered around 77 degrees f all day today.  The sun was out, a soft breeze was blowing.  Couldn’t have been more perfect except for the fact that I spent most of the day working.  When I finished, however, John and I decided to walk to the local organic market for some veggies, andContinue reading “What a Glorious Day!”