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Knitting

Dachsund

Being partially colorblind, whenever I see a skein of yarn that I’m pretty sure I actually see all its colors, I get excited. Wasn’t planning on buying yarn this trip, but this beautiful ‘madtosh’ at Soft Horizons in Eugene changed my mind. I’ve already picked out a pattern on Ravelry for it too.

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Life

Edam

Gouda is one of my go-to cheeses. I told a group of Automatticians that Gouda was probably my ‘desert island’ cheese because it’s good in almost every context. I normally can’t get Edam back at home, but I knew it was similar to Gouda. When I saw some in the cheese counter at Kiva grocery […]

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Life

Early Morning in Portland

Thanks to jet lag and a 6am train departure, I was tasked with finding us breakfast at 4:30am today. I enjoyed it and we made it to the train on time.

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Life

Happy Hour Menu

“Notice, the smoked pork poutine is not on the Happy Hour menu.” We’ve arrived at our AirBNB in Portland, Oregon, and plan to eat an early dinner at Pints Brewing Company before promptly passing out. We’ve got a train to catch in the morning!

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Life

Packing Light

Amber and I are officially ‘on vacation’ – since I normally work Sundays, but today I am not. We’ll be visiting Oregon for the next week and mostly living like locals. Lots of hanging out, walking around, and just basking in the joy of living are the highest priorities and we expect frequent changes of venue […]