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Tuesday 17 April 2018   —   Category: Dining Out
During my May 2017 visit to McMenamins Old St. Francis School in downtown Bend, Oregon, I ate and/or drank at four of the five fare-offering venues. As with some other McMenamins locations, you can go on a multi-stop pub crawl without even leaving the property!
Thursday 12 April 2018   —   Category: Outings
In May 2017 I continued my McMenamins Passport adventure by driving 125 miles over the Cascades from Albany to Bend so I could explore their Old St. Francis School property, and collect the four stamps I needed to complete that page in my McMenamins Passport.
Tuesday 27 February 2018   —   Category: Dining Out
For my third visit to the McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting room in as many years, I tried a cider flight rather than the red wine samplers I partook of during the two previous tastings. I enjoyed my cherished chips and salsa each time.
Saturday 24 February 2018   —   Category: Dining Out
On July 8, 2017, I went to McMenamins Edgefield in the Portland, Oregon suburb of Troutdale, to celebrate the property’s 106th birthday with beer, antipasti, wine, salsa and chips, whiskey bread pudding, photography, concerts, and more!
Tuesday 13 February 2018   —   Category: Cooking & Food
I have been spending a considerable amount of time in the kitchen these past months, pursuing my gourmet chef wannabe hobby. The more time and effort I devote to cooking, the less I can work on processing photos and writing articles for this Web site.
Sunday 11 February 2018   —   Category: Miscellaneous
For the past 30 days I have been spending much time and energy on getting rid of a lot of possessions which I no longer need or use. It seems like the more stuff I get rid of, the more my passion to get rid of stuff increases! Downsizing and reducing clutter is delightful!
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