Portland in Black and White

Saturday night Derwood and I went to dinner at Toro Bravo in NE Portland, I have heard that it is always crowded and doesn't take reservations. It opens at 5:00, so we went at 4:45 so we could just scootch in when it opened. We arrived early and found that there were dozens of people … Continue reading Portland in Black and White


Where Should Home Sweet Home Be?

I have just been reading a Social History article in the New York Social Diary. It is the story of a fabulously rich couple and their amazing homes built during the Gilded Age and now torn down. Despite the abysmal writing in this online publication, I love reading the stories of East Coast's socially/financially prominent. … Continue reading Where Should Home Sweet Home Be?