Monthly Archives: February 2017

Stamp or label with text Vancouver, Washington inside, vector illustration February 24th 2017

Vancouver USA: No Longer Portland’s Tagalong Sibling

Way Back When… But not too far back I grew up on the other side of the Columbia River. At that time, Vancouver seemed like little more than a sleeper town for Portland. It had several nicknames, most not exactly complementary. I’m not proud to say I laughed at many of those names back then. In the early 2000s, there was talk that they were … Read More

valentine's day February 10th 2017

Making Valentine’s Day Special

This is one day you don’t want to mess up. It’s’ February 10th, and I’d like to talk to the men for a few moments. Many of our posts have been to both men and women, but let’s face it: Valentine’s Day is a day that a lot of men screw up. So if you’re a lady who appreciates the advice and you’re just not … Read More