The Power Of Place: Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa

I’ve spent a good deal of years working as a writer and a lot of that writing has been about travel. But travel writing is rarely about the act of traveling. It’s about discovery – of the self and of others. It’s about culture. It’s about the power of place. My Mexican mother-in-law used to […]

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One Year Exactly: A Review

We arrived to this house we now call home on January 24th, 2017. One year ago. We pulled in around maybe 7pm or so and found the front door unlocked. We wandered in, taking the first real look in person at our new home (we’d been in and out of this one quickly while seeing […]

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I Live Here Now

It’s hasn’t properly rained in a long time. So long, in fact, that I couldn’t tell you when the last time was without looking it up, but I’ll just go ahead and say that maybe it was at some point in mid-June. And with that – this lack of looming dark clouds – the weather […]

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Communal Portland

The sense of community fostered at the Northwest Portland Guesthouse offered a glimpse into the collective connectivity I felt in the city of Portland.

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