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5 Photos, 5 Stories (Day Three): Ocean Vista

It’s Day Three of the 5 Photos, 5 Stories Challenge, and I want to share one of Oregon’s beautiful lighthouses with you.  This  is Yaquina Head lighthouse in Newport, Oregon, USA, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We were there on a beautiful sunny day and I hiked up a hill behind the lighthouse to grab this…

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Multitasking Made Me Crazy

I’m learning how NOT to multitask.  I recently attended a class about mindfulness at work.  Some of what I learned jolted me.  Multitasking is a myth.  I know that to be true, and yet it’s a way of life in the tech industry of which I am a part.  All of us, in our high…

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National PB&J Day

I didn’t know that we had a National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day in the United States, but I’ll be happy to celebrate it.  I missed out on Pie Day (March 14th) so this might make up for it. Portland, Oregon, is a national leader in food trucks (they are an obsession here), and we…

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Tulip Fields Forever

As you probably saw from Cee’s blog, we went to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest on Sunday.  Forty acres of tulips in bloom!  Absolutely, incredibly beautiful.  I took a panoramic picture with my iPhone so I hope it loads well for you because it’s a large file.  You don’t realize how enormous the fields are…