Last Thursday, as a part of Design Week Portland, I had the chance to tour this basement conversion ADU (accessory dwelling unit) off NE Prescott: It was pretty cool! From the outside, you’ll notice both sliding glass and French doors where garage doors used to be. This is because it’s a basement and garage conversion […]
City Observatory. Portland think tank devoted to data-driven analysis of cities and the policies that shape them.
The folks at WhereBy.Us have soft-launched their new Portland media outlet, Bridgeliner: Check out their first newsletter from yesterday and hit "Subscribe" in the top left if it's something you're interested in. Sweet!
Surprisingly awesome, and totally worth it.
The Best Food in Portland, Oregon. Good list with a number of places I need to try, including Kizuki Ramen and Apizza Scholls.
We made an offer on a house yesterday, $50k over asking price. This is the first offer we’ve made in the year or so we’ve been looking. Woodstock, the neighborhood, is becoming more popular, but isn’t yet a Sellwood or the Pearl. Today we learned: Our offer wasn’t accepted. Not only was our offer not […]
Or so I’ve always thought. Our fridge tonight contains: Homemade whey (and it’s corresponding cream cheese). Fermented salsa. Leah has a new, quadruply-spicy batch on the counter. Half an avocado. Bobo is eating these like it’s her job. Go Bobo! Homemade watermelon citrus gummies. "Tummy Gummies" — good for the gut! Eggs by the dozen. […]
Last night, I presented to ~25-30 people at the PDX PHP meetup on “WordPress as an Application Platform”. Even though I’m no longer with Human Made, I think what they’ve done with WP Remote (and Happytables) is the bleeding edge and worthy of sharing. Ultimately, the point I wanted to get across is two-fold: Many […]
WordPress as an Application Platform. Me, speaking at PDX PHP, on Tuesday, February 18th. Be there or be square!
Walked around the Pearl District and "Slabtown" this morning with Leah and my parents. Seeing everything in a totally new light now thanks to my mom’s copy of Portland City Walks. Unexpectedly delightful exposure to the history just a couple layers beneath my day to day life.