Monthly Archives: February 2011

Dance Those Winter Blues Away…

Hellzapoppin’ (only the best lindy hop dance EVER…)   The AMAZING Eleanor Powell tappin’ it up…   And, finally, this is what I hope to swing like some day…

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A Snowy Day…

I can’t believe it… my FIRST snow day of the winter here in Portland.  Well, if you can really call it a snow day.  I awoke early this morning to see snowflakes falling on my windowsill and an inch or … Continue reading

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Bits of Color & Inspiration…

everybody should have a pen pal that inspires them… Or, a sister that sends you a beautiful spring bouquet for no reason at all… (look at those colors.. would ya!) that you split up and arrange in many different jars… … Continue reading

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Awaiting Spring (in my kitchen)..

I have been longing for a change of season lately, but I am also a very patient person. Winter definitely allows one to hibernate without too much thought about it, which can be just as freeing as the way the … Continue reading

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My Hot Pants… for all to see..

Every day is Valentine’s day when you have love…. this thought rings true today as I received the most wonderful package in the mail from my east coast valentine, Ms. Sara Parrilli.  I knew it was coming but I didn’t … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Sweetness..

Monday nights are Swing Class night and I have to say that getting the body movin’ and groovin’ was the perfect way to spend Valentine’s day.  Guy & Melissa taught us all a few new spins and even a fancy … Continue reading

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Be Mine, Valentine..

Some one said it best when they said… ♥ ♥ ♥ Every day is Valentine’s Day when you have love. ♥ ♥ ♥ So, let those you love know that you love them today & every day… Happy Valentine’s Day!! … Continue reading

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My Heart’s in the Kitchen..

Yesterday morning I found myself at Sweet Pea Bakery enjoying a hot cup of Stumptown coffee and a marionberry scone.  Mary Weiss and the Shangri-Las were even playing on the music box… ’twas a good morning. Sweet Pea is on … Continue reading

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The Duke of Pook-a-Took..

Today I’m thinking about my dear friend, Luke Huskey.  But it’s different than every other day because today is his birthday.  Luke & I met on the farm in Hawaii and even though we find ourselves in new states we … Continue reading

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WHerE the Wild ThINgs ReAlLy Are..

After spending some time around Spencer beach we really wanted to travel north all the way up to the “end of the road.” We packed up our gear and headed towards the highway to see if anyone was in the … Continue reading

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