Tag Archives: family

cuban heaven

last weekend i randomly picked this cuban restaurant out on yelp for lee and i to go to. best.  pick.  ever. it’s called pambiche and you should run, not walk, there. we were starving before we got there and happened to sit next to some nice people. only in portland would the people at the […]

my cousin bridger

my beautiful cousin bridger’s wedding was just featured on the blog, love and lavender.  check it out! bridger and her dad rick the photos are amazing and were shot by brent and amanda of millie holloman photography.

japan

as some of you know, japan has a special place in my heart.  when i was about 6, yuki and yoshi moved in across the street.  yuki was lee’s age and yoshi was my age.  they lived in the states for only a few years but remain lifelong friends of our family. my friend jody, […]

here comes the sun

the sun came out this morning. and luckily stayed out the entire day! insert happy face here. lee (sister) and i went to get lunch after she was on call at the hospital all night. i took her to the people’s sandwich of portland. she’s a people’s sandwich virgin and luckily she loved it. ps. […]

holiday do-over?

this holiday season started out so promising, didn’t it? then came today….  i guess it could be a lot worse but it could definitely better. good news is that i actually slept last night. and well.  first time in what seems like ages. went to lunch with my mom and sister.  lee has been super […]

holiday-ed out.

it’s been great catching up with people all week – jennifer, matt, kristin, etc….and of course seeing people at the get togethers. on sunday my sister “hosted” some of her chapel hill/durham friends in what’s become an annual “invite yourself over to my parent’s house” thing. oh and when i say “hosted” i mean, it […]

winding down…

it’s hard to believe that 2010 is winding down and a new year is about to begin. where in the world has the year gone. better yet, where has this decade gone? apparently they’ve gone away with my youth…. but what is it that every older person says about about age?  that with age comes […]

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 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 […]

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 […]