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Spring in Portland is something else. In California, it meant asparagus and strawberries and a few cherry blossoms. It meant longer days. It felt promising. But the shift was subtle, and it always left me wanting a little more. In the northwest, the transition to spring feels life-affirming. It offers a break from the relentless […]

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Every year I have wanted to make a gift guide, and this year, I am so thrilled to have gotten my act together in time! I really wanted to celebrate some of my favorite small businesses: both food and makers. Dig in! L to R: // smoked salmon by my wonderful pals Drifters Fish, the people who […]

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One thing that I love about holidays is how they bookend a year. The marking of time brings memories into sharper relief. I was reminded of a Thanksgiving at my dad’s house many years ago, perhaps the first Thanksgiving where we had friends join, along with my boyfriend at the time. There was something really […]

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