Category Archives: Oregon

2016 Resolution

I made one resolution at the beginning of 2016.  It was to stay better connected to the people that matter.  That meant returning phone calls more promptly, reaching out to people I hadn’t spoken to in a while, writing real … Continue reading

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Travel Updates From the Last Year

September 2-8, 2014:  Seattle, WA & Victoria, BC.  I’ve taken a lot of little trips over the last year and I haven’t posted about any of them.  Most of them were quick four-day getaways, so I don’t have a lot … Continue reading

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Wedding – Day 4

Today we “slept in” and had an early-ish brunch with E’s friend, D, his girlfriend and his parents.  A part of me felt obligated to help out in the kitchen, but we were assured that that wasn’t necessary, so I … Continue reading

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Wedding – Day 3

Today we woke up early and headed to the As’.  People were hustling and bustling about as E and I got to work on the melon salad.  He hulled them and I chopped them (“on the bias” – everything I … Continue reading

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Wedding – Day 2

Today E and I got a slow start in the morning after being up so late pinboning trout last night.  This turned out to be a good thing:  When we arrived at the As’, there were between 40-50 people in … Continue reading

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Wedding – Day 1

In a bizarre turn of events, I found myself in Ashland, OR today acting as E’s assistant for this wedding he’s catering (see May 17-19 posts). My car is still being fixed and the guy who was supposed to go … Continue reading

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Ashland – Day Three

We woke up early-ish and had another meandering breakfast with R, D and N.  E and I commented later how much fun we had talking with these three.  We covered all sorts of topics in our time together – photography, … Continue reading

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