Enjoying it While it Lasts

The insanely good late fall weather continues here in the PNW. It was 63 yesterday and at least 60 today. Mia and I have both been taking advantage of this weather while it lasts. The typical rain/drizzle and overcast days have yet to appear for any extended amount of time so far. Though long range…

Oregon Stampede Route 2019

I’ve got a hashtag that I use on Instagram #Oregonisnotpdx.  I like to toss it on things that I believe show the real Oregon and not the cliché idea that Oregon is only PDX, hipsters, craft beer and coffee shops.  While the majority of the population lives along the I-5 corridor in the Willamette Valley…

I “accidently” bought a new bike (frame)

It wasn’t really an “accident” that I bought a new bike frame but I can always blame Mia for leaving me unattended the other weekend while she went to Napa to run a half marathon with her cousin….yeah, that is who’s fault it is…Mia’s and kinda Kristi’s fault too. I actually almost bought this exact…

What is Normal?

I’ve almost forgotten what a “normal” schedule is for Mia and I.  We sold our townhouse on August 30th and moved out to a temporary rental on September first.  Going from almost 1,600 sq ft to a rental of 770 sq ft was tough, add to that our new house was delayed for 6 weeks. …