Month: January 2014

Portland: The beer scene goes to 11

In Oregon you can’t fill your gas tank without help from an attendant. So when my sister said, “There’s a gas station down the road that fills growlers…” something didn’t compute. A what? Where? Growlers? Are you kidding? A… Read More


Holiday surf surprise

At the beginning of December, we spent a day and night in Santa Cruz. The surf was flat so we enjoyed a walk along West Cliff Dr., had lunch at Kelly’s Bakery, and stumbled into a new shop… Read More