33 years wiser, or just older

It was my birthday in March. All the years of exciting age things happen within the first 30 years of your life.  13 you feel like you’re more mature, but you don’t really know anything at all. 16 is supposed to make you feel like you’re more mature, but you really don’t know anything at…

2017 Winter Reflections

This has been the worst winter in Portland. Even people who have lived here for over 8 years will say this is the worst winter. I’ve been here for 11 years and I say this is the worst winter. Sure, the snow was really pretty and we don’t get it often. But shit, it was…

Kauai Island, Hawaii – Day 4 Chocolate Farm Tour

I don’t always like to go on guided tours, but sometimes they are worth attending. Typically we like to go on a lot of our own adventures during a trip with one or two guided to see things that we may have not found on our own. I also find that guided tours are very…