Mar

25

A morning of Italian Style – Fashion Since 1945

What a treat, what a treat, what a treat! The Portland Art Museum is currently hosting a major exhibition of beautiful fashions with “Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945,” that I was thrilled to attend last Thursday. I parked downtown Portland and walked a few blocks on a beautiful spring morning to meet my girlfriend and […]

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Mar

19

A seven course breakfast by the sea.

My usual breakfast fare is a cappuccino and a protein bar. If my husband’s making breakfast – it’s eggs and bacon or a breakfast burrito. I’m not sure that I could even come up with seven courses to enjoy for breakfast. But on a recent stay at a lighthouse on the central Oregon Coast, we […]

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Mar

16

White in the Garden

Something nice to do when you’re antsy for spring is to take a walk in the garden. There are newborn surprises popping up from the dirt and bursting open on the trees.   I took a purposeful walk through an 80 acre garden last week, specifically focusing on white. You’ve heard it said what we […]

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Mar

09

Are you a Locavore?

Locavore. Am I slow in coming across this term? I’ve been a locavore for years and didn’t realize it had a term. A locavore is one who eats foods grown locally wherever and whenever possible. And “local” is roughly defined as 100 miles or less from where it’s grown to where it’s consumed. Easy to […]

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Mar

03

the comfort of an old friend

When’s the last time you spent time with a friend from your past? Way back in your past? Maybe you’re someone who has lived in the same place since your adolescent years? Not me. I graduated from high school in Salt Lake City but moved from Utah at 24 years old and haven’t lived there […]

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