Powell Butte 15Jan2022 (plus The Edgefield!)

The Hubs and I went to the Edgefield McMenamins near Portland (Troutdale). On our way, we saw a great view of Mt. Hood… Please excuse the zoomed in picture – the colors were just too pretty to miss! We did try to keep freeway traffic, etc. out of the picture, hence the Big Zoom. TheContinue reading “Powell Butte 15Jan2022 (plus The Edgefield!)”

Ballets & Books

I went to my first ballet! My sweetheart and I saw The Nutcracker, and we were not disappointed. The set, the costumes, and the music: all wonderful. They had, I believe, silk backgrounds. They were lovely, and depending on the light, we would see different sets. I don’t really know how it works, but itContinue reading “Ballets & Books”

Haircuts & Hikes

I didn’t go hiking this week. Monday I had a hair appointment (woohoo!), and then I worked Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday I met with my personal trainer (props to Chrystie Dickens!) and she kicked my butt. I’m sore today! I was going to go swimming this morning, but decided to sleep in. I rarely sleepContinue reading “Haircuts & Hikes”

Upcoming Hike & The Kitchen

I’m going on a hike with a friend later this week. I’ve known Cassy for many years now. Although I’ve been her peer and her boss at different points in our lives, Cassy has always been a friend. Like many people, she’s not excited about gyms right now, so I’m excited that we get toContinue reading “Upcoming Hike & The Kitchen”

Danger Zone: Craft Stores

While doing some Christmas shopping, I decided to go to Joann Fabrics to get my cats some soft fabric to sleep on. My husband laughed at this later, and said, “The whole house is a cat bed.” Yes. Yes, it is. I got said fabric, and this is how a small part of it wasContinue reading “Danger Zone: Craft Stores”