Friday was a pretty exciting day. Hamilton is coming to Portland for a two-week run March 20-April 8, and tickets went on sale at 10:00 a.m. I had my doubts that I’d be able to snag an… Read More
Last Monday night, we stayed up late for a concert at the Aladdin Theater in Portland. It was a touring production called Beatles vs. Stones, in which a pair of dueling tribute bands paying… Read More
Lost in all the moving hubbub was the fact that Audrey bought her first car a few weekends ago. Let’s just pretend I’m not old enough to have two kids with driver’s license… Read More
I am standing on a bluff in the Badlands, looking over a sprawling prairie so vast it appears endless. A towering cumulonimbus cloud blots out the sun as it advances across the plains in a s… Read More
Cats weren’t meant to be kept in bags, so I’m going to let this one out now and share a bit o’ news with y’all: Tara and I are moving to Rapid City, South Dakota next… Read More
You know how sometimes, occasionally, once in a blue moon, I have a tendency to stick my foot in my mouth and end up in an awkward situation? Oh, boy. A couple of days ago really took the ca… Read More
The timing of our trip was pretty fortuitous. Yesterday was devoted to exploring the Black Hills, and the weather could not have been more perfect: sunshine, a deep blue cloudless sky, and a… Read More
Before our South Dakota trip, I had one goal: to see a buffalo up close. Also, to eat buffalo. That part was easy enough: I ended up having buffalo, in one form or another, for breakfast, lu… Read More
After a long day of driving – emphasis on long, because holy shit, did you know that Montana is huge?! – we arrived in Rapid City a little before 9:00 this evening. We actually w… Read More
When I woke up this morning, I realized that exactly one year ago today, I met Bruce Springsteen. 365 days later, it still seems surreal. Happy Bruce-iversary to me! Sadly, everybody must ha… Read More
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