Monday Love

Another Monday Love already?!  At least it’s a Monday I don’t have to go to work! As happy as I am about that, the reason we are able to enjoy a day off from work, hanging out with friends and family, eating BBQ, and shopping great sales is because of those who gave their lives. … 

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Portland Food Map {Google Maps}

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If you are a foodie, living in a foodie city, you probably have a never-ending list of restaurants to try.  I have that list, and unfortunately I kept it in my notoriously unreliable memory and would immediately forget the name of that great place I heard about. Back in October I finally decided there had… 

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Monday Love

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So… I had a Monday Love post for last week, but something happened with LiveWriter and I lost it and was too sad to rewrite it.  There is a small chance it could have been operator error, but I just don’t know.  And what the heck happened to auto-save, huh?! So, Monday Love… the things… 

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The view from OHSU {Portland, OR}

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I have lived in Oregon for almost 18 years, but today was the first time I have had a reason to go to OHSU.  You can take the aerial tram, which I plan to do someday just for fun, but today I drove myself up the hill. I used the Maps app on my iPhone… 

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Fogo de Chao {Portland, OR}

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There’s a new kid on the block in Portland! The Brazilian steakhouse (churrascaria) restaurant, Fogo de Chão, opened a location on 6th Avenue a couple of weeks ago and I was invited to their grand opening dinner to get the full experience for myself.  I was able to take Mr. Won’t Run which is good… 

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Monday Love

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Oxymoron?  Maybe. Mondays tend to be a little rough, getting back into the 9-5 grind after two blissful days away, so I’m trying to choosefindcreate some joy on Mondays by reminding myself of all the good stuff I came across the week before. And to keep all that good stuff in one place so I… 

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Choose Joy. Ugh.

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Choose joy. I have a love/hate relationship with this sentiment.  Am I the only one? I get the general idea and I think it’s a good reminder, but having dealt with depression issues I know that it’s not always as simple as a choice. I think I’m more of the F I N D  joy… 

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