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 […]
My friend and incredible floral designer, Liza Lubell of Peartree flowers, has made it her mission to spend all her vacation time at the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, ideally surfing. Whenever we talk, she is always telling me about her next trip there. Some people […]
My first trip to Europe since 2003 was planned based on a cheap flight. I saw one for $750 to Copenhagen from Portland, OR, and jumped on it.
My friend Natasha lives here, in Copenhagen, and here is where I am currently sitting, with a glass of white wine, at a rustic wooden table, in a candle lit bar, surrounded by the chatter of many languages and jazz on the stereo.
I left LA and headed north, stopping in Cloverdale to stay with some good friends, who fed me artichokes from their garden, and we drank wine they had made. The next morning, after good dog cuddles, they sent me along my way, with some suggestions […]
It all started out with a private macrame class I was hired to teach at Horseshoe boutique, and turned into a gastronomic tour of Seattle. I posed the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]