Category Archives: Adventure

Portland, Oregon

After a couple days in the moody, windy environs of Cannon Beach, Oregon, we drove off to Portland. I loved staying at the Marriott Residence Inn in Portland’s Pearl District. We had a studio that felt like a home with … Continue reading

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Cannon Beach Distillery

After overnighting in Astoria, Oregon, we drove on to Cannon Beach, where the iconic Haystack Rock sits (you’ll know if from “The Goonies”), stately and enduring as it juts from the sandy shoreline. When we came into town, we saw … Continue reading

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Astoria, Oregon: The Highlights

After we moved out of Vancouver, we spent a week traveling through Oregon. We drove to our first stop, Astoria, home of such major motion picture locations as “The Goonies.” If you ever find yourself in this coastal city, I recommend … Continue reading

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Vancouver: The Final Highlights

It’s been about a month since we moved out of Vancouver, and a post is in order to pay homage to our final days there. This will undoubtedly be food-related because Vancouver is such a foodie town, and we wanted … Continue reading

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Pho 75, Arlington, VA

Now that I’m back at the office, I’ve begun to revisit old haunts. The first on the list is Pho 75, to which I’ve already returned three times in the last 2.5 weeks that I’ve been back in the area. … Continue reading

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R&B Brewing Co.

R&B Brewing has been in East Van since 1997, and it’s expanded in the last year to include the Ale & Pizza House under the same roof. When we visited last summer, the interior of the new space was finished, … Continue reading

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Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

We’ve passed by Nero Belgian Waffle Bar many times. It’s in our neighborhood, and we looked upon it as part of the local scenery, without ever venturing inside. Oh, what we were missing. We had a Liège for the first … Continue reading

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