giggle bubbles

The night we got the keys to our home, we met with our realtor and looked around the house for a while, imagining how we…

Back on Track

I’m feeling much better. I had enough energy to empty out a couple more boxes from my office yesterday. We had a very lovely dinner…

A Weekend Getaway

We snuck away from the boxes for the weekend and headed up to the Hood River area of Oregon. We stayed at the Mt Hood…

One Year in Portland

We’ve lived in Portland Oregon for one whole year now. In that time we’ve gotten a dog, got pregnant and bought a house. We’ve been…

University Falls Hike

I looked in our Portland hikes book for the easy hikes that allow dogs and we decided on the University Falls hike starting at Roger’s…

Grey Day

Well, the amazing fluke of an early spring is now gone and we are back to very dark, grey, wet skies here in Portland. I…

The new ugly green chair

I have really bad luck with office chairs. I have been through quite a few, from several stupid Office Depot varieties to a few very…

the baby bump at 14 weeks

Yep, I’m 14 weeks and I’m definitely looking pregnant. Things are pretty easy right now. I just get tired. I have funky sharp pains in…

Dark Malaise

No, it’s not a rich, chocolaty dessert, it’s how I feel today. I feel like I’ve been sitting alone in this house for a thousand…

Nesting

As if having a baby wasn’t excitement enough for us, we’re also buying a house. All the cool kids do the baby/house combo so we…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! I hope you are having as magical a time as we are having. Christmas eve we went over to Mo’s house for roast…