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Whoa! Brunch is on at NEPO42!

Whoa! Brunch is on at NEPO42!

I have been going to NEPO42 (NE Portland on 42nd St) for years now, but their newest menu for brunch is abso-f’n-lutely amazing! NEPO42 does many things well. They make great BBQ, they have awesome hand-made jalapeno poppers, and I have never had a bad chicken wing there. They have a great beer selection and … Continue reading

Seattle, WA: Doing the Touristy Stuff

Seattle, WA: Doing the Touristy Stuff

If you’ve never been to Seattle, you must see some of the iconic places on the tourist maps first hand, especially the Pike Place Public Market (Fish Market) and the Space Needle (Seattle Center). Not only have these two destinations helped to put Seattle on the map, they have inspired artists of all kinds including … Continue reading

San Diego, CA: Harbor Island Living

San Diego, CA: Harbor Island Living

It’s been nearly 9 years since my last journey to San Diego, and this time I would be there for business. Unfortunately, I was not able to venture far from the conference center at the Sheraton San Diego & Marina, but I did enjoy the hotel for its huge pool, hot tub, fitness center and … Continue reading

Portland Spirit, All Aboard!

Portland Spirit, All Aboard!

Spring is in the air and sunshine has been blessing us a few days a week throughout the winter this year. An unusual winter, indeed. When the warmer weather returns and the rain is even more scarce, I always long to get on the river. There are many ways to make a river journey here … Continue reading

Bremerton, WA: Just a Ferry Ride Away From Seattle

Bremerton, WA: Just a Ferry Ride Away From Seattle

Bremerton, Washington, is the largest city located on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington with just under 40,000 residents. Bremerton is the home of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Bremerton Annex of Naval Base Kitsap. The city is connected to downtown Seattle by a 55-minute ferry, which carries both vehicles and walk-on passengers along a 15.5 mile route to and from Seattle. As a … Continue reading

Las Vegas, NV: Strip, Win, and Explore!

Las Vegas, NV: Strip, Win, and Explore!

Some people think that once you’ve been to a place, you should not waste your time and go back to that place, but should instead visit new places. Vegas doesn’t seem to have that effect on most people. People whom I’ve met say they like visiting Vegas as often as possible. It seems like almost … Continue reading

Ocean Delights

Ocean Delights

I have lived very close to, if not right on, the ocean for my entire life. I lived in Puerto Rico, the Florida Keys, Long Island New York, and coastal Connecticut for a combined 20 years. I was only steps away from the salty ocean air in all of those places. It really is a … Continue reading