Current Loves

Current Loves, October 2013

Current Loves, October 2013

This has been one of the driest Octobers ever in Portland, allowing for a perfect fall. Here are some of my current loves this month.   The view of Mt. Jefferson from the Jefferson Park campsite (above) NW, Zadie Smith’s latest…

Current Loves, September 2013

Current Loves, September 2013

Now that I’m back in Portland, I’ve had some time to revisit some of my favorite spots and find some new ones, enjoying great music and literature along the way.   Base Camp Brewing Company offers two exceptional Reds, a…

Current Loves, July 2013

Current Loves, July 2013

The past two months, I’ve been traveling throughout the South, attending concerts, visiting museums, dining with friends, and musing at architecture. Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids is a remarkable love story unlike any I’ve ever read. The National, Tallest Man on…

Current Loves, May 2013

Current Loves, May 2013

I’m leaving Brisbane Monday. Here are the places and things that made my week, month & year.   New discoveries Cloudland, a Fortitude Valley reincarnation of one of Brisbane’s historic dance halls Tippler’s Tap, a brewpub in Newstead offering dozens…

Current Loves: Summer

Current Loves: Summer

It’s rainy and muggy, so I’ve focused my attention away from climbing and toward various projects. In my free time, I’ve been listening to lots of music, writing songs, playing guitar, reading, and exploring the cafes of Brisbane. Here are…

New Camera

New Camera

    My new camera arrived today. It’s a red Nikon D3200.   Good things to come.

Current Loves

Current Loves

Read: Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art Drink: Chai tea at 3 Monkeys in West End Listen: “Ocean” by John Butler Music venue: The Joynt near South Bank Shop: Avid Reader on Boundary Street. Do: Indoor climbing at Urban Climb…

Current Loves

Current Loves

Book: Geek Love (Katherine Dunn) Magazine: Smith Journal Blog: Wood & Faulk Food: Pear polenta muffin at Davies Park Market Album: Oshin (DIIV)