Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Summer Market Salad

International travel,visitors, and soaking up the summer sun and enjoying my city have kept me away from the blog world for too long.  Today the City of Portland is a completely different city than it was 3 months ago. It’s a living breathing entity with people streaming in and out of restaurants and bars.  Plays and music seem to be in our local park every day and there is definitely a festival every single weekend. When the rain begins again,... Read More

Summer Break, Broken Computer

Hi There, It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?  I could wax on about being busy and not having time to blog.  But the main culprit of my absence was the star-crossed romance of these two lovers. It took awhile to fix my laptop, and then right when I got it back it broke again (a non-liquid related break the second time around!) But now, finally, we are back in business!  Here is a recap of what Ben and I did this summer while I was on my... Read More