I recently got glasses.
And not just new glasses, but glasses that I have to wear all the time now. People have asked me if I just wore contacts before, and the answer is no, before I was just blind and didn’t really know it. 267 more words
-Originally published here on November 5, 2015-
Before “Portlandia” and Sleater-Kinney, Carrie Brownstein was just your average kid.
Brownstein grew up in Redmond, Washington. She picked up a guitar at age 15, and received a few lessons from Jeremy Enigk, of the Seattle based band Sunny Day Real Estate. 365 more words
Before we set off for our Portland vacation in July, I did a lot of searching on Instagram to find good looking places to eat. My goal was to find restaurants with incredibly tasty-looking food, which had gf + df options for me and good ol’ American food for Drew. 812 more words
This past July we spent a week vacationing in Portland and enjoying the scenery around the state of Oregon. Drew planned our outdoor excursions before our trip, while I spent a lot of time browsing blogs and Instagram, making a list of coffee shops and restaurants that I wanted to visit. 558 more words
One of the reasons I first gravitated to mid-century design was because of its underlying sense of optimism and fun. I think that’s why that aesthetic has remained popular and collectible so many decades later. 114 more words