VP of Localization


Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!


Posted on Dec 29, 2012

Hello! Thank you for checking out my personal blog! I don’t post here as often as I used to, because I’m now more focused on my new exciting projects below. I would love for you to check them out! I still post craft projects and personal adventures here, but not a regular schedule. Scroll down to see new posts. That Jolie Girl Walks: A blog of my walking and photography journeys. I post about 3 walks a week. I’ve...

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Hump Day Art Festival

Hump Day Art Festival


Posted on Oct 14, 2012

I’ve been really excited to check out Hump Day Art Festival. This brand new art fair is held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-10pm at SE 9th and Morrison. 9th street is closed for about 4 blocks, but there is lots of potential for this event to grow in the inner SE Warehouse district. We arrived about 6:30pm and it was starting to get dark. There was still plenty of time to see everything. About half of the booths had...

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Portland – Milwaukie Max Line

Portland – Milwaukie Max Line


Posted on Jan 17, 2012

This is the rendering of the Max station that will be very close to my house. All of the stations will be gorgeous and user friendly.   I love living in the Brooklyn Neighborhood.  It’s one of the oldest neighborhoods in Portland and it was the downtown city center until the Ross Island Bridge was built.  The additions of the Powell Blvd and McLaughlin Blvd caused our neighborhood to became boxed in by these very busy...

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Almost exactly a year ago, my husband promoted me in the household.  He made me the VP of Localization and Simplification. He thought that since I was working part time I could devote a few of my new found hours to simplifying our lives.  It was a great idea and I loved having a title, but I did nothing with the title for a year.  It sat on the back burner while life continued to be hectic and awesome and just life. I kept coming back...

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