The Beach Boys at the Scottish Rite Auditorium

As I made my way through the hoards of fans, all braving the latest nor'easter to bomb the East Coast on the official first day of spring, their puffy coats and wet boots creaking and slipping along the tiled floor, the ticket taker said to me, "Aren't you a little too young for this? Are … Continue reading The Beach Boys at the Scottish Rite Auditorium

If You’re Not Here, You’re Doing it Wrong: Oregon Coast

When John and I landed in Portland - with no car, no hotel reservation, and barely any money, we realized that our entire trip was going to be based on spontaneity. After quickly booking our hotel while collecting our luggage at baggage claim, our car rental representative gushed to us about the Oregon Coast. Truth … Continue reading If You’re Not Here, You’re Doing it Wrong: Oregon Coast