Next time you say to somebody “Let’s go for brunch,” and they say something like, “Man, all those brunch places have big lines,” say to them, “Fret not, fine foolish friend, for we are off to Sunshine Tavern.”
I have started on a new book called Peaceful Places in Portland, to be released in the fall of 2012 by Menasha Ridge Press. For an example of what it’s all about, check out their Peaceful Places in New York book.
And so now I have a blog, where I will share some of my discoveries as I work on the book — and also seek your suggestions. Check it out over at PeacefulPortland.com. There’s even a Facebook page for the book. And for my own little intro to what it’s all about, read the first blog post, called “What is ‘Peaceful Places in Portland?‘ “
Just in time for me to plan my 2012 trip to Tuscany – stay tuned! – here’s an article I wrote for the Memphis Flyer from last year’s trip. Enjoy.
The latest Bulletin, including news of e-books ad restaurants coming and going, is right here.
Yes, Scappoose, the little town on the way to Astoria. There’s a place on the water called Mark’s on the Channel, and the Breakfast Crew scarfed down a scenic and fairly tasty breakfast there recently. Here’s the report.
My word, has it really been two months since I posted here? Not that it matters, since no one is reading, but that’s silly of me.
So I went to Sky Lakes Wilderness last week for a two-night backpack. Here’s a trip report from PortlandHikers.org.
Do we live in a cool place, or what????
Here’s how I was able to spend my Friday: hiking up Dog Mountain and shopping in Cascade Locks on the way back. I am a lucky, tired dude.