How much time do we spend around the
dining-room table? What portion of our lives is measured in meals? Can
the entire scope of a life—from first dates and holiday gatherings to
When home is a destination in your mind as much as a
physical space, it’s an arduous journey to overcome the obstacles that
hinder your arrival. After fighting the Trojan War for 10 years, it to
Like any Portlander, you’ve no doubt
already planned your survival tactics for the impending zombie
apocalypse—weapons, allies, a practical yet fashionable ensemble. But
how long would canne
Portland is a beer town
surrounded by wine country. That, as much as anything, gives us reason
to take suds seriously. And nothing says “sophisticated” like a
cellar stocked with rare vin
Even for avid readers of all genres,
poetry can sometimes feel a bit…unapproachable. But the poems of
Portland-based writer Mary Szybist read more like a letter from an old
friend, familiar an
Christmas is a divisive holiday. There
are those who decorate their lawns in November and revel in each
tinsel-strewn moment with the slack-jawed grin and open wallet of a
Midwesterner at Disney
They turn old bottle caps into jewelry, upcycle clothing
and, yes, sometimes put birds on things. They’re your crafty friends,
and the gift options are plentiful. Because this is Portland.
Portlanders wait to eat. We wait for steak. We wait for
eggs. We wait for pizza, tacos and noodles. We wait for pickled things.
We wait for decadent, gravy-laden brunches. We wait for doughnuts.
Dangerous things happen when bloggers get book deals. Yes,
there are remarkably talented writers out there offering socially
relevant content in blog form. But the blogosphere is a different sort
What do you do when you're trying to eat Portland's best ice cream every day for a month, but one ice cream everyone says is delicious poses a big conflict of interest? Send a freelancer and put in a giant blond disclosure.
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