Portland, City of Poop

Lots of people love dogs, right? And who can blame them. I’d own a dog if I could. Owning a dog in the city comes with extra responsibilities above owning a dog in the suburbs, I’ve...

9/11 vigil

Here’s a little video I shot on my iPhone. Yes, my telephone doubles as an HD camcorder. I shot it using an app called FiLMiC Pro, and edited it in Final Cut Pro. The creepy music is from Cliff...

Three Cities, 3 Markets

When we lived in Broomfield, Colorado, we shopped at the King Soopers near our house and went to Vitamin Cottage for organic produce and toiletries and recycled paper goods. Vitamin Cottage (which is...

Mexican Moose

To eat at Señor Moose Cafe is to experience the despair of never being able to try everything on the menu. Even the selection of salsas was eclectic. The peanut sauce (top) had the most heat, whereas...

Two Indian Centers

Thus far in 12 Cities, 1 Year, I’ve made a point of checking out American Indian culture in both Missoula and Seattle. While we were in Missoula, Todd and I attended the Standing Arrow Powwow...

Sweet demon

My sweet tooth has turned into a tusk since June, when we began our final preparations for 12 Cities, 1 Year, and it shows no signs of shrinking. Nor does my waistline, which is currently at 32...

Crow-chow and Cat-chow

During my first walkabout of Ballard over the noon hour, I noticed a crow pacing up and down the iron railing in front of a green house with a red door. I was taking some pictures when the door...

Get Him to the Greek Fries

After our interview with Kate Sheridan at UM Flat (way back on July 25, the day before we went to Glacier National Park), she left to have lunch with a friend, and we headed over to #1 Gyros, also on...

Clark Fork Organics

Missoula

Note from 2015: This was originally a page about Missoula on the 12 Cities, 1 Year website, which no longer exists. All the pages and posts from 12 Cities, 1 Year, can be found on this site or...