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Little pieces getting done. I can’t tell you how much I love our crew. All these guys with their mussy hair, big hearts and goofy humor.

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We might still be a month away from opening, but it’s starting to feel different; a little more real!

 

                                   Cheers~

                                                          Marica

What a week!

Goodness gracious, what a couple weeks. There is no one place I am supposed to be, no one thing I am supposed to be doing. Instead, I am balancing two hundred tiny—some big—things that all need to happen soon. . . There has been so much fun too! We had a visit from one of my best friend’s daughters, who is almost like a niece and her best friend. I love showing people Portland. It’s such a fun city, that is still sweet and remotely humble; although I don’t know how long that will last. It’s growing a mile a minute!

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I’ve managed to fit in walks with my oldest; he prefers cold, rainy-day walks, and most of the time so do I. . .

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And then of course there is pre-restaurant work. Silly little things like pealing off the old tenant’s lettering on the door. . .

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To more dramatic things like painting with the Paiku dudes . . .

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Lastly, back at home, the fury family members never cease to be hilarious. I have way too many pictures on my phone of one snorty creature or another. . .

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Happy mid-January to everyone!

                                                        Cheers ~

                                                                          Marica

Easter Planning…

Easter is coming and this will we the first time I am not planning to bake a million pies. In years past, Easter was just another word for giant pie making day. But alas, with a pie truck as my daily post, I don’t wish to spend my Sunday pie-baking. I have been racking my brain and haven’t yet decided upon our Easter menu, but I believe it will include some sort of roast beast, carrot cake, cobbler and most definitely hot cross buns!
Have you an Easter plan?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                       Cheers, and Happy Springtime
                                                            ~ Marica
* Pictures are from Easters past.

Multnomah Falls…

We took some time away from the usual and headed up to the gorge…
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Today was spectacularly sunny causing the trees to glistened…
Funnily, for some reason the pictures I took show a more overcast feel,
but you’ll just have to trust me on the sunshine…
 The Multnomah falls were dreamy, majestic and breath taking!!
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 And, we might have even found big foots print on Starvation Creek trail…
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What a wonderful feeling to get outside of the city.
I could live in a tiny stone house with waterfalls pouring down behind it; all my heat from a little stove where I’d cook stews and tea and live with the ferns and deer as my neighbors.
                                    Hope Everyon is well!!!!
                                                           ~ Marica