Portlandia ~

One of my favorite cities to visit is Portland, OR because I never feel the pressure to always be doing something. OK, so I’ve only been to Portland twice: first in 2016 and more recently in 2018. Each time I went, I didn’t have the nagging feeling of “oh, I need to do this” orContinue reading “Portlandia ~”

Beaches in Guam

Between the holidays (Christmas and New Year), I went to Guam for vacation with the fam. I’d never been to Guam before, but I was expecting to see something like Hawaii — like Waikiki. Turns out it was only a little bit like Hawaii. We visited three beaches while we were there: Tamuning; Coco Palm Garden Beach;Continue reading “Beaches in Guam”

My friendly neighborhood Books on the Park

One of the sweet, sweet treasures of the Sunset is Green Apple Books on the Park. It’s on 9th Ave between Lincoln and Irving. It is my favorite bookstore. Ever. (Yes, I say ever because I always seek out indie bookstores when I travel.) Green Apple Books on the Park was my third* indie bookstore. I startedContinue reading “My friendly neighborhood Books on the Park”