{simple pleasures} strike up the band: démarrer la bande

I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free so other people would be also free.
— Rosa Parks

the peninsula park: this historic park, also known as the rosa parks park, is portland's first rose garden, with original features including a bandstand, expansive brickwork, a 100-year-old fountain + lantern-style streetlight.

{simple pleasures} the cheesecake chronicles: les chroniques du cheesecake

I’m a dessertarian!
— Bill Watterson

cheesecake chronicles: some people dream in color. others dream in black + white. i dream in desserts. this rich, creamy pumpkin cheesecake was phenomenal. if you're in portland, have a smoothie or a slice of delicious at canteen, a lil shaker-inspired mdoern cafe. all vegan, all the time. for my vegan guide to a weekend in portland, oregon with plenty o’ pics, hop on over here!

remember, eco boys + girls, drinks sans straws! get your own darn straw here.