A Monstrous Christmas at Pittock Mansion (aka ‘The Solonian Palace’)

That's right, Finn McSpool is back and he's not only ready to show off some local holiday cheer, but also the building that inspired my favorite location from my fantasy world of Osteria: Portland's Pittock Mansion (aka "the Solonian Palace"). I went hunting through my old blog posts, certain that I had covered Pittock Mansion … Continue reading A Monstrous Christmas at Pittock Mansion (aka ‘The Solonian Palace’)

Travel Pic Thursday: Ecola State Park (Oregon) – Anniversary Edition

Today marks the day that my husband has been legally obligated to putĀ up with me for nine years. Yes, nine years ago today we got married and this week's Travel Pic Thursday is dedicated to the setting of our wedding: the sands of Ecola Beach State Park on the Oregon coast. So, let's explore this … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: Ecola State Park (Oregon) – Anniversary Edition