Portland Bae-cation 11/15

Pop into the Screen Door on E. Burnside St. for brunch. The lines are long but the food is worth it.

Order the Huevos Rancheros – the best you’ll ever have. Or, opt for the tower of chicken and waffles. nom nom. SO MANY GREAT OPTIONS.

Return to places you like. I’ve only been a few times but I already feel like I have my “spots”. Find your own or feel free to use mine 😉

Traverse the walls of one of the many climbing gyms.

Lounge about at a local coffeehouse or at Powell’s books.

Appetite – bring it. Food trucks, donuts, & restaurants galore. It epitomizes Portland.

Nightlife adventures – there are plenty of young people around and trendy bars to explore. Have at it!

Don’t forget to wear plaid.

 

This acrostic poem sums up our weekend trip to Portland earlier this month. Use my suggestions if you’d like but finding spots on your own can be such a grand adventure 😉 Cheers.

Until we meet again Portland.

Coming Home

It’s weird. I thought it would be more strange coming home. I didn’t experience any jet lag and so far there has been minor culture shock. Either the culture shock is slowly going to set in, or I have successfully integrated the Thai attitude into myself. I’m hoping it’s the latter.

I’m taking a couple of weeks to catch up with friends and get settled before I make any big decisions on what I plan to do next. I have a few ideas but absolutely no solid plans. It’s nice to have a great void of unknown in front of me. I hate routine and if given the option to peer into my future, I would decline. I don’t want to know what’s coming and ruin the surprise. I also don’t want to fall into a lifestyle that will likely look the same 10, 15, and 20 years from now. BUT, a person’s gotta make a living. I’m not anxious yet but ask me again in a couple of weeks.

Now that I’m home and in a stable environment with internet access, I can catch up on my blogging. I already have a list of 15+ topics that I’d like to write about. Hopefully you’ll be seeing a wave of new stuff soon!

Carpe Diem.