When fun is multiplied by such an extreme magnitude that your brain hurts just trying to pencil out a to-do list. Continue reading Portland Primetime
Thirty minutes east of Portland, there’s a spot called Booty Beach. (Not to be confused with Poon Lagoon, along the Willamette.) Continue reading Booty Beach
Last weekend was the 30th annual Hood 2 Coast relay. Like every year, I found a team on Craigslist. It was a team, really half of a team, that needed someone who had leadership abilities, experience with the event (and some additional eager-to-run friends) to make them complete. Thrilled to be a part of it, I quickly took over and filled the void. Continue reading Hood 2 Cooooooooooast!
This year, I went with the first team that recruited me: Urban Mamas on the Run. One of four teams sponsored by Vitamin Water, including another team of moms (Run Mama Run), we were well taken care of. Each runner received a pair of Nike running shoes, shorts and a couple t-shirts. Our vans were stocked with food and supplies. There was a potluck at Peninsula park the night before the race and in the morning, with six eager moms in each van – blastoff. Hood 2 Coast is a relay race designed for teams of 12, split in half … Continue reading Hood2Coast ~ 2010
It’s Friday. Pondering the possibilities, I’m perched at the kitchen counter in a mismatched bikini. (Near top of the list to-do is get some sun.) Behind me, through the open sliding-glass door, the little waterfall trickles into the pond. Suddenly … Continue reading Who knew Dad was such a killer?!