Let’s be honest here. One of the best things about family or friends in town is the excuse to go out and eat….
Saturday I woke up to good news….
Beautiful, brainy, and beguiling. Which girl has it all?
It begins with an itch and can be ignored for a while — days, weeks even. Everything is cool at first, and the wanting can be put off for a bit. Eventually, however, this itch ignored becomes more pronounced, then painful. Relief can be had one way and one way only. …
Quick question. If early adapters are on one side of the spectrum and late adapters on the other, where do you think you fit in?
For example, were you one of the first in your coterie to get a smartphone — or the last? What about a car that wasn’t a Honda or a Toyota? And were you watching Walter White in Breaking Bad from the first episode, or did you binge watch later and see the whole lot during one debauched weekend?…
This 26 plus acre park is situated in the Laurelhurst section of the city and was created in 1911 when the City of Portland bought the land from William Ladd (once mayor and developer of our beautiful Ladd’s Addition area of the city).
Luckily, the design was handled by Park Superintendent Emanuel Mische who was famous in his own right (he had long collaborated with the Olmsted brothers who became known for their extensive landscape design all over the world) and did an unbelievably beautiful job. I read somewhere that it was the first city park to be mentioned in the National Register of Historic Places. No wonder — just look at it….