My Hamster Ate The Piano Man

Earlier this week, Tara and I helped out a close friend by delivering copies of her free publication,┬áPortland Book Review, to a bunch of local businesses. We had had Chris over for dinner one day last week so she could meet my girlfriend. Chris and I go way back – once upon a time weContinue reading “My Hamster Ate The Piano Man”

Mayberry Forever

Today is my daughter’s birthday. Audrey turns eleven. While I’m happy to be celebrating this milestone with her, it also makes me feel a bit nostalgic for the past. My life was very different 11 years ago. As if to drive this point home, I recently stumbled across a shoebox full of 8mm videotapes fromContinue reading “Mayberry Forever”

That’s A Lot Of Bunk

Since I’m a self-professed “foodie” (not crazy about the term, though), I’m always on the lookout for the latest, hippest, trendiest eating joints in and around Portland. The places that locals rave about, and that the national media picks up on. So, when I saw an article on Bunk Sandwiches, a Portland hole-in-the-wall that hadContinue reading “That’s A Lot Of Bunk”