Tag Archives: Portland

My top 5 tips for fighting winter blahs in Portland, Oregon

1.  Shelter in place.  Think of your home as Toad Hall in winter – a place where the hearth is always warm and good books beckon.  Toad Hall hours are 4:00 PM to 8AM, allowing lots of time for cocooning, cocoa and hunkering down.   2.  Get out and about.  Thomas Jefferson had the right idea […]

Portland – my ongoing love song….

I was born here, and I take this rainy outpost for granted.  I must ask myself though – in what other city can you go for a run on your lunch hour and see a submarine, a pirate ship and a bald eagle? It was a beautiful day in June and I was out for […]