Playing Tourist in the Emerald City

We got to play tourist in our own backyard over the weekend. OK, maybe "backyard" is a stretch. Seattle's more like 180 miles away. But for a while there, it was feeling like a second home. So that kind of counts, right? In any case, we headed north on Saturday morning for a weekend getaway … Continue reading Playing Tourist in the Emerald City

Midnight Tacos are the Best

I feel like I’ve been shirking my duties in reporting all the fun things Tara and I have been doing lately. I apologize. I hate to shirk anything, especially duties. The past four days were hectic. We had wristbands (thanks, Tracy!) for MusicfestNW, an indie rock music festival that is Portland’s answer to SXSW, and … Continue reading Midnight Tacos are the Best

Can You Call a City Beautiful?

You wouldn't think a city could be beautiful. Not in the conventional sense, anyway. Trees and mountains and lakes. Sunsets. The ocean. The smile on a baby's face. The glint in the eyes of lovers. Those things are beautiful. Concrete and steel? Different words come to mind. Manmade. Sterile. Linear. And yet, a city is like … Continue reading Can You Call a City Beautiful?

Farewell Bachelorhood: How to Tell You’re Living With a Female

Tara and I have been living together for a full week now, and it has been wonderful. We've been sore from using a lot of muscles that don't normally get a workout (from all the lifting and moving and unpacking - get your minds out of the gutter already!), but also subscribe to the adage … Continue reading Farewell Bachelorhood: How to Tell You’re Living With a Female