Monday, July 17, 2017

Gardens and Green Spaces in Portland



There are several green spaces in Portland that allow for exploration, long walks, and the enjoyment of being surrounded by nature. All are child friendly as well, which I appreciate, especially as we anticipate the arrival of our

Monday, July 10, 2017

Thoughts on connecting to a new city


It was only two years ago when my husband and I loaded a u-haul with all of our belongings, no less during a morning in which it was both humid and pouring outside. The elevator in our building also decided to stop

Monday, July 3, 2017

Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA


If you're looking for somewhere to go to escape the unexpected rain or drizzle that can be all too familiar in the Pacific Northwest, the Conservatory, at Volunteer Park in Seattle, is a perfect place to go. With a low admission