A Love Sleeps Deep

I feel sorry for all the Midwest folks who are still waiting for spring as they dig out from a seemingly endless parade of snowstorms. You guys are my peeps (or will be in a couple of months), so I feel your pain. However, I am not yet a Midwesterner, so I may feel your … Continue reading A Love Sleeps Deep

Bacheloring it Up

It’s been a pretty full weekend so far. I’m trying to downshift today, but still have some errands to run. Which is fine, because I get antsy just sitting around the apartment anyway. Tara is in Nevada for a visit with friends and family, so I've been "bacheloring it up," you might say. In my … Continue reading Bacheloring it Up

An Umbrella Reversal

I have famously gone on record as being anti-umbrella. Living in the Pacific Northwest, using an umbrella is frowned upon by the locals. It's just not "cool." One of the surest ways Portlanders can identify people from out of town is when they're walking in the rain carrying an umbrella. We even have a term … Continue reading An Umbrella Reversal

Breakfast of Champions…?

I work with an interesting group of people at my new job. There are three graphics designers who sit in the room opposite ours (by “ours” I mean me and two web developers). We share a “window” with graphics – really just a pair of rectangles cut into the wall – so conversations are anything … Continue reading Breakfast of Champions…?

Hipsters Are Allowed To Whine

Last week we went to Mississippi Studios, a Baptist-church-turned-recording-studio-turned-music-venue, to see a live show. One of our favorite bands, The Moondoggies, but that's neither here nor there. Actually, it is. (Warning: I'm about to geek out here). Not only did Tara surprise me with a vinyl LP she bought at the show, but she had all … Continue reading Hipsters Are Allowed To Whine