the gateway to crazy

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is the world’s tallest arch. Isn’t that nuts?! They built this sucker in the mid 60s and plopped it right on the edge of the Mississipi River. Back then it cost $13 million to construct. That’s equivalent to $180 million these days. When I finally saw the arch in…

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good food, good beer, and the best sneaker sightings

Downtown Portland is fun too. Sometimes I forget because I love exploring the nature that surrounds the city so much. But this place is jam packed with good food and good beer. I ate a food truck almost every day and I wore lots of plaid. Plus, how cute is the little lady in the last…

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art museum posts are my favorite kinda posts

The Kimbell in Fort Worth, Texas is on of my favorite museums. I’m a Michelangelo freak, so that might explain it. A few years ago, The Kimbell acquired The Torment of Saint Anthony. It is supposedly Michelangelo’s first painting. You can see it above– depicting an old guy being attacked by a buncha demons. How cool…

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rub-a-dub-dub, the Allegheny River is a giant tub!

Visiting Pittsburgh is always an adventure. I finally made my way to Primanti Bros., where the french fries abound. In Pittsburgh, sandwiches come with the fries on the inside. Originally that was to make lunches easier for workers in the Strip District to eat on the go. It stuck around because it’s delicious. I also got to see the Rubber…

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all me all day, baby

This is my niece, Lily. It’s the funniest thing when you catch babies in very grown up stances or poses. This is the day we taught Lily what pockets are. She liked them at first, but got a little frustrated when she couldn’t pull her hands out of them on her own. If Lily could…

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