Live on Channel 8

I hate to admit this, but I may be turning into a curmudgeon in my¬†old(er) age. Friday night, Tara and I decided to drive into downtown Portland for the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Pioneer Square. Sounded like a great idea at the time. We’d grab a prime spot up front and enjoy the festiveContinue reading “Live on Channel 8”

That’s Fahrenheit, Not Celsius

It was cold this morning. 23 frosty degrees. I realize in some parts of the country that might be considered downright balmy, but in the Pacific Northwest, that’s about as cold as it ever gets. I’m going on my 20th winter here, and I speak from experience: it drops into the teens occasionally, and onceContinue reading “That’s Fahrenheit, Not Celsius”