Nathanial Garrod

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Pictures of the Week – Week 52 (2013)

December 28, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Six Months in Portland

Today marks six months since my dreams came to life. Moving to Portland, Oregon had consciously been my dream for about six months. I suppose the seed of the dream … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a Comment


It was a Tuesday that started off cool and sunny. Many have assured me that the sun is a rare sight in Portland, but I am skeptical of this. When … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Restaurant Review: Montage

Ten minutes after Montage opened on Saturday evening, we walked in and were told there was a twenty minute wait. Wait, what? I guess that was our first sign of … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Two-Month Check-in

Well, it is no secret that I am absolutely loving my time in Portland. I have a favorite cheap terrible coffee shop, a favorite good coffee shop, and a favorite … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

3 Things I Have Learned Since Living in Portland

Location is Irrelevant There are certain desirable things about different geographic locations – for me, the draw to Portland was the creativity, general political leanings, openness of the culture, focus … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Best Cinnamon Rolls in Portland

My friends Lindsay and Evan have been talking almost non-stop about local restaurant Sugar Mama’s Cafe, which was originally located in the adorable Goose Hollow, but closed several months back … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Trek in the Park – Season 5

As many of my regular readers may know, I grew up on Star Trek. Traditional children’s programming was not allowed, but most episodes of Star Trek were deemed as acceptable … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Trip to Fantastic

Yesterday’s lunch came from a food cart that makes peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Gourmet peanut butter and jelly. Sandwiches like the Trypto-fantastic, which reminds one of a creation one … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment


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