When I think of Norway, pink walls and brightly colored buildings aren’t at the top of my mind, but when I visited the winter blanketed city in February, I was shown a warm welcome full of color and culture. My dear friends who opened Copenhagen […]
This year for my birthday, I partnered with Alaska Airlines to get away from the chilly December of Portland, and headed to Baja, Mexico. We flew nonstop from PDX to San Jose Del Cabo which took less than 3.5 hours, and rented a car easily […]
Last week in Minneapolis, our friend Marina invited us to dine at her work. I didn’t know where we were going until we arrived, enchanted by the stark Scandi + Japanese inspired design. From the handmade cutlery trays, to the gusto with which each dish arrived, the details were perfectly executed.
“A feeling overcomes, deriving of a most curious complexity. A rich desire awakens to explore the contents of such delicate loveliness. Upon a deep connection, with rounded lips, a bittersweet complexity enters the soul.. and so begins an amorous affair. “ I am sometimes a poet, […]
Whenever I think of my friend Sara, I think of wine we could never afford but since she worked in the Willamette Valley in the wine business, we drank in ever-flowing amounts, of magical smiles, travel to exotic places, and the courage to fall in love […]
For over 2 years I have struggled with food allergies. I went to a Naturopath who had me eliminate nearly everything: sugar, wheat, dairy, potatoes, corn, tomatoes, alcohol, etc, etc…. After 2 months of that, I decided that I would not eat wheat or dairy […]