Monthly Archives: October 2010

vacation bender, day 2

after the pitts mansion, vacation hunger set in. again. martha and i went to old town and went to the people’s sandwich of portland. yum. i still love that place. luckily so did martha. after stuffing our faces, we walked to the river (willamette). the weather was actually nice so we walked around. so were […]

pittock mansion

lee had to work at the clinic so martha and i headed to the pittock mansion. it’s a mansion built in the early 1900′s that sits up on a hill with great views of portland. basically it’s a big old allergy attack waiting to happen.  all the furnishings were 100 years old and it smelled […]

vacation bender, day 1

my mom (martha) came into town last wednesday night to hang out with lee and i. i do not think we stopped moving or eating the entire time. thursday morning we headed to milwaukie (oregon) to pick up my prize gift basket from the dave’s killer bread store. between the 3 of us, we sampled […]


last weekend lee and i took the pups to dogtoberfest. it’s an event held every year to raise money for an emergency vet here in portland. it’s held at the lucky lab brew pub in the SE. they were doing a big dog wash and had food (hot dogs), beer and music. and a million […]


recently lee dusted off her japanese cooking skills and made one of our faves. okonomiyaki. it’s like a japanese pancake of deliciousness. it consists of cabbage, noodles, ginger, green onions and some batter-y stuff and topped with japanese style bacon and egg. sounds weird and it is. but oh so good. especially when it’s cooked […]

winner winner!

first let me say that i’ve been a blog neglector.  where does the time go? i’ll try to catch up… i won 2 contests this week. and the prizes are all dave’s killer bread swag. not bad. i won one contest by answering a bread question correctly. i was one of the first 15. i […]