Category Archives: Friends

Christmas 2011

Like most people, I have been busy with “Holiday” events and have not had time to post any blogs. Here are a few pictures from this month. The Filipino community in my workplace had a Christmas party. We had a gift exchange where I brought a Leatherman Multi-Tool and received a nice Jewelry Stand. Yummy […]

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Another Culinary Tour

One of our favorite things to do around Portland is to go on a DIY culinary tour, usually with our friend Chad. Here are excerpts from our last one on Saturday Dec 10th. We started with lunch at Good Food Here On Belmont. I got some shrimp tempura hand roll and udon soup from Sushi […]

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My Birthday

This year, I had two birthday events. On Wednesday we had a lunch get together at my workplace. The other was on Saturday with some friends. My co-workers organized a buffet lunch. The food was ordered from Lin’s China Jade in Beaverton. Here is everyone. On Saturday, we had dinner with friends at Piazza Italia. […]

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Mulder’s 4th Birthday

This is a guest post by my husband Marcel who recently posted a gallery of pictures from his trip to Peru and Panama at CosmicAdventure. Last weekend our dog child Mulder turned 4. We aren’t exactly sure when his birthday is but we estimated it should be sometime in September, so to make things easy […]

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Ocean City Restaurant

We celebrated our friend Chad’s move from Denver to Portland by having dinner at Ocean City Restaurant. The Menu included: Salt and Pepper Squid Crab Wontons Peking Duck (First and Second Course) General Tso’s Chicken Braised Snow Pea Tips Rock Fish and Tofu Clay Pot Soy Pudding Dessert That was a lot of food for […]

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Portlandia is coming soon on IFC. Premieres January 21, 2011 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT I am looking forward to it!

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Family Reunion

I usually get to see my family a few times a year but almost always in the spring or summer. This year, I made a last minute trip to Dallas for Christmas. I was not planning to go but things just worked out and I was able to see everyone. Marcel and Mulder stayed home […]

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Christmas Activities

As usual, it has been busy at work this time of the year. Despite the busyness, we always take some time to celebrate Christmas. Since my job interfaces with pretty much every department in the company, I am always invited to all the activities 🙂 On Wednesday, we had a Christmas pot luck where I […]

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Quite possibly my longest birthday celebration ever

You might have noticed that I have been scarce around here. It’s because I was celebrating my birthday! It was just going to be the usual dinner out but it turned out to be more. Saturday I have been dreaming of trying out one of the many brunch places featured in the Portland Monthly magazine […]

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Delta Café

Tonight we went to a going away dinner for Marcel’s friend Steve. He is moving to Houston for a job transfer. It was held at the Delta CafĂ© in SE Woodstock. It was a nice neighborhood joint full of mostly locals. The kind you can walk to on a weeknight when you just want to […]

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