March 2010

Bellingham, a City by the Sea

Last week we found ourselves weighing our intense need for a weekend getaway against taking a tantrum-throwing, teething toddler away from his home and routine. We drew curly straws, the weekend getaway won, and I was soon searching for a destination that was relatively close to Seattle with lots of fun things to do and […]

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A Hotel Called Jupiter

There were times when staying at the Jupiter Hotel in Portland’s northeast side that we felt just a little like we’d stepped into a different world. And it had nothing to do with the hotel’s name. You see, hipness has eluded us of late. Somewhere in between the disposable diapers and humming along to our […]

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