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Tasty n Sons is Very Tasty!

Tasty n Sons is Very Tasty!

Over the past few months I found myself looking for excuses to go to Tasty n Sons or Tasty n Alder for their Radicchio Salad with lardons, manchego, and chopped six-minute egg. Man, oh, man, is that a robust and flavorful meal and a pretty healthy dish too. Although that plate is what brings me … Continue reading

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

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

Seattle, WA: Check for Butterflies Before You Go!

Seattle, WA: Check for Butterflies Before You Go!

The Pacific Science Center is home to many different exhibits, but one of my favorites is the Tropical Butterfly House. The Butterfly House is a beautiful way to enjoy fluttering butterflies, their colorful wings, and a warm tropical garden. It opened on December 26, 1998, with the goal of utilizing the 4,000 square foot exhibit space … 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