Category Archives: At Home in Portland

Out of the Window

Here’s the view out of the window. Nothing but smoke. We’re sealed up with inside ventilation and exhaust fans running, and we can still smell it. Outside, it smells like we’re breathing in a campfire. Gaah.

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Later…

I’ll post when things clear up, hopefully soon.

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The Pacific Northwest is Burning!

It’s hot and dry. The west coast is burning. California is getting most of the news, but Oregon and Washington are in a bad way also. Here, the light is orange, the sky smoke-filled, evacuations ordered in the various levels, … Continue reading

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Pongo Wednesday!

Another Wednesday, another shot of Pongo, and as a bonus, also one of both the cats. First, Pongo. Now one of both cats. That’s Pongo on the left, of course, and on the right is Dexter, our older (five and … Continue reading

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Pongo on Pillow

I hear a clamoring for another shot of Pongo, so here you are.  

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Some Pongo

Until I get a book post together, here’s some more Pongo, in sleeping and drowsing mode. Click to scroll through.

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Currently…

Sunday, we watched the reentry and splashdown of the SpaceX Dragon capsule (on the NASA Television), and it was thrilling to see. We both still get pumped about this stuff, and it’s great to have such a positive happening and … Continue reading

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Current Listening: “exotic”

When we got our new kitten (is there such a thing as an old kitten?) from Cat Adoption Team he came with the name Pongo. We spent days mulling over other possible names but came up empty, so Pongo he stays. … Continue reading

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What? Who? PONGO!

If anyone has been wondering why you haven’t seen a new post here lately, this is why. Read on after the picture for the story, if you’re so inclined. We adopted Dexter, our 5.5 year old male (insert like) in … Continue reading

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Glazed Yogurt Lemon Loaf

We got this recipe from the LA Times via our local paper, and decided to try it. It’s delicious! Read through the entire recipe before starting! Ingredients 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/4 cups … Continue reading

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