Friday Memo

April 17, 2015In the Field

My oh my did this week go quickly! Our only plans for the weekend are to check out the Mount Hood Scenic Byway, which starts in Portland. Last Sunday we ate dinner outside at Stammtisch—they threw the doors open to the sidewalk and the sound of the soccer game drifted out to us. Just yes to … Read More

Friday Memo

April 10, 2015In the Field

It’s the weekend! What are your plans? Last weekend we had the best time in Boise celebrating my niece’s birthday and this weekend we’ve got plans to hit up the Wood & Faulk sample sale on Saturday (from 10-2 if you are in the Portland area). Some links I’ve collected this week: + If you want a … Read More


August 30, 2013In the Field

Finds from this week include a young New Yorker’s 1872 journey to the prairie and the hidden stairways of Los Angeles.

Pinboard: Garden

July 28, 2012In the Field

Recently I stood next to a tall flowering plant that I recognized from my gardening days and almost got teary eyed. I miss having a garden so much and not just for the fresh flowers—it’s the weeding and digging and moving things around. It’s about getting lost in a world in which the work will … Read More

Links :: Airports from above + The power of storytelling

July 23, 2012In the Field

Image from Holding Pattern by Lauren O’Neill Anthony came across this amazing 360 view of Shackleton’s Antarctica hut in a Facebook post that compared it to the interior of every restaurant in Portland. Kevin Kling talks about the power of storytelling. Love this mobile pizzeria—complete with wood burning stove—created from a shipping crate. I agreed with some … Read More