Day to Day Life: Week Thirty-Seven

The last week:

The final supermoon of 2014, the Harvest Moon, made a lovely appearance this week.

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One little Chicken trying to eat one giant cornflake.

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We drove up to Portland to pick up my husband’s dad and stepmom… and the same cornflake eating Chicken came along for the car ride and hotel-stay. (Oh-em-gee I am the crazy bird lady at the ripe ‘ole age of 29!)

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On the night we arrived in town, we had Mexican food.. including the strongest dang margaritas EVER. Mine had a little tinge of green, my husband’s? Almost clear, indicating a drink almost entirely made of tequila.

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When we picked up my in-laws, we trekked into downtown Portland because they hadn’t ever been there. Of course Voodoo Doughnuts was a necessary stop. We opted for the voodoo dozen.

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We also decided to explore the food trucks along 10th and Alder for lunch. I share my Khao Man Gai with Pops and Mimi. (DELICIOUS!)

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My husband got an order of Kargi Gogo’s Khachapuri — a Georgian cheese bread, which was also very tasty!

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Vincent (AHS water polo varsity goalie) had a water polo scrimmage this week. Both the boys and girls teams won by quite a large number of points!

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Although I generally don’t buy green grapes because they tend to be more tart than sweet, these locally grown green grapes were superb!

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Oregon albacore! 

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We went wine tasting with Mimi and Pops one afternoon (or late morning, if we need to get technical).

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Afterwards we had a late lunch… I love the jerk chicken sandwich at Jasper’s.

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Craig’s dad brought me some flowers from the Ashland farmer’s market one morning.

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Pizza night! My father-in-law tried this BBQ Chik’n pizza and said he really didn’t know it wasn’t chicken. He ate a few more slices the next day, too.

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Yep, crazy bird lady. Hi, stairs Chicken.

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Silas had an evening football game under the stadium lights last night.

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Whole wheat peach galettes for a late morning breakfast today!

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