Monthly Archives: February 2015

  • Santa Fe Taqueria

    Santa Fe Taqueria

    By the time the swifts had finished their nightly retreat into the chimney of Chapman Middle School, we had all worked up an appetite. Well past our regular dinner time,…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Sahhahlee


    Golf is one of the most entertaining (and sometimes frustrating) games known to man. Many of us do it (myself included) with very little success, often leading to the tossing…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Safari Sam

    Safari Sam

    The thing about kids: they have birthdays, and they usually want to make a big deal out of them. It’s understandable. So, imagine having a bunch of ten year olds…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Portland Dining Month

    Portland Dining Month

    Are you hungry? Is expertly prepared cuisine your idea of Heaven? Does your palate crave change, diversity, and scrumptiousness? Yes? Then you are in luck, my friend because March is…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • PDX Jazz Festival

    PDX Jazz Festival

    Do you want to surprise your significant other? I mean really surprise them? Roughly a week post Valentine’s Day…just about the time they think they’ll have to wait another year…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day

    New York City can dye the East River Green. In Portland, we like to celebrate St. Patty’s in a different way. It is appropriate that Mills End Park, the world’s…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Punchbowl


    Have you ever wanted a private party but without the hassle of cooking, of planning, of cleaning, hosting and writing a gigantic check? I know I have. I love get…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Portland Thunder

    Portland Thunder

    After years of mediocrity and downright futility, the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (and Portland’s own adopted team) brought a championship football team to the Pacific Northwest. And,…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Portland Art Museum

    Portland Art Museum

    Living in Portland, Oregon has exposed my children to more art and culture, which is something I don’t take for granted, considering such exposure isn’t available in all areas of…

    Written by Rick Sadle