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We spent the weekend in Portland for the Oregon Brewers Festival, which was held at a park in downtown Portland. Do you know what else is in downtown Portland? That’s right. Powell’s City of Books. Now, I am not saying it’s unreasonable to expect me to stick around a beer tasting festival that I have … Continue reading
Sunday was our first wedding anniversary, and we spent it picnicking with some friends in the park where we got married. A few highlights from the day: Waiting for other people to arrive Kris: How about we call our dads right now to say Happy Father’s Day? Gene: Good idea. [Picks up phone.] Kris: And … Continue reading
Not wild about the bangs, but I do love the colors.
Tacos for the sassy girls
As Michele and I were sitting dockside at the Lake Chalet’s Taco Tuesday (an outing ably captured by Michele elsewhere), waiting for the rest of the girls to arrive, our waitress plunked a plate of tiny tacos down in front of us with a flourish and said “Tacos for the sassy girls!” For a brief … Continue reading
Take that, rainy day!
We camped at China Camp State Park this weekend for Lisa’s birthday. How have I never camped there in all my years of camping? We had the best spot, way back in the forest next to a stream, with deer and raccoons wandering through the campsite periodically (and occasionally stealing a muffin, the filthy beggars). … Continue reading
Evenings like this make me so glad we bought a house that we can cram a bunch of people into: If you’re wondering, we’re playing Zombie Clue, wherein zombies spawn on each turn and you try to collect weapons and kill zombies and get back to the Hall. Jon proved to be best at zombie … Continue reading
If you like it then you shoulda put a bird on it.
With all the boxes of cutlery, flowers, tablecloths and so on to be taken to the wedding site, somehow we mislaid a roll of tulle intended to decorate our little altar. The moms, desperately wishing for at least one part of this hippie-ass wedding to be floaty and white, dashed out to a fabric store … Continue reading
About five hours of cleaning (with some time out for laundry) and I have a few pictures to show. You may remember how my workspace looked before… And now: I still want to paint and stencil the desk and file cabinet and put my shelves up over my desk, plus of course the room is … Continue reading
In the middle of many (many, many) pending projects, I have at last managed to finish something. Behold, my Pride and Prejudice throw pillows: These began life as tea towels, part of a wedding gift from the great Maggie and her lovely husband Justin. I couldn’t keep them as towels because I couldn’t bear to … Continue reading