Monthly Archives: October 2010

think on this…

director park

the rainy season has officially begun. shoot me now, please. it’s sunny one minute and then dark and gray the next and rains for hours. there was one of those sunny moments today so i headed downtown and ended up in director park. i lucked out with parking and scored right away. i walked around […]

good things must come to an end….

sadly, lee (my sissy) is leaving tomorrow for her next rotation in medford, or. she’s spent the last couple of days packing and preparing to be gone again. it’s been nice having her here the last 5 weeks. but it must end…. so we decided to go out to dindin. this was only after having […]

voodoo doughnuts

after my lack of sleep at the sleep clinic, i headed downtown to walk around and waste time. i then remembered that we’ve (sissy and i) been talking about getting my dad a t-shirt from voodoo doughnuts. my dad doesn’t collect anything, he doesn’t like sports and he doesn’t drink, therefore, gifts are a prob. what […]

somebody’s watching me….

in an ever growing attempt to get my money’s worth from my health insurance company, i’ve been referred to a slew of specialists. partly because i moved and had to find new doctors here and get established as a patient. and partly because, well, why not. my latest referral was to a sleep specialist. i’ve […]


foot. feet. pain. i’ve had chronic foot pain since the 9th grade. every step i’ve taken since then has hurt to some degree. granted, it has varied over the years but it still sucks. i’ve seen so many foot doctors over the years hoping for a cure but it has yet to happen. i saw […]

multnomah falls

hood river & multnomah falls

we arrived in hood river in time for a late lunch. hood river is a small town on the river known for wind surfing. the weather was too bad to see anyone doing it. cute town though. we then moved onto multnomah falls. it was amazing.  there are no other words to describe it. well, […]

vacation (b)ender, day 4

my mom’s last full day on the west coast. we woke up at the lodge to a cold, foggy, rainy day. there is actually a mountain buried behind that fog. no surprise. we buffeted at the restaurant which was surprisingly good. they had all fresh food and we took full advantage of it. a little […]

vacation bender, day 3

saturday began with massive amounts of rain. and cold. and more rain. our plan was to head to mt hood and stay at the timberline lodge. so we set out in the rain. we stopped at bridgeport village to do some shopping first. there was no reason to hurry to mt hood since the weather […]