I knew I was in Portland when I saw a woman and her boyfriend walk out with a big pink box of Voodoo Doughnut and when approached by a grimy and shirtless homeless man outside the donut store, she promptly and perkily opened the said box and offered him his pick! This could have totally… Continue reading A Family Vacation to Portland, Oregon
Is it wrong to be 36-years-old and still have this intense need to make gifts by hand? While my love to convert cardboard boxes into play things like trains, pets, theater, and spaceship, is well know, I won't lie that getting crafty for anyone other than my kids, makes me feel a bit silly and unsure… Continue reading Pinhole Press ABC Book
I am not sure I would love Raleigh as much as I do, if I didn't live where I do. And while there are times when I wish for one of those bigger houses in the burbs, I am easily reminded everyday that I traded inside space, for having an entire downtown as my "bonus… Continue reading My Favorite Places in Downtown Raleigh
We got back to Raleigh on Election Day and the vacation high was abruptly crushed as Wednesday morning rolled around. The world felt like a different, stranger place overnight. I still haven't recovered from the shock of it all. Today, I finally decided to stop being so despondent and do something productive - like download our vacation pictures.… Continue reading Celebrating the National Parks Service Centennial!
Part I of our fabulous but exhausting trip with two kids to Madrid, Spain!
If Amsterdam and Paris had a love child who was American, it would be New Orleans! I love that you can turn a corner and find people dancing and singing. Or that you can smell wonderful food all the time. Or you can get lost roaming the streets while ohhing and ahhing at the mind blowing… Continue reading New Orleans! (Part I)