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Fashion, Jewelry, and Art | August First Thursday
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Yeah, it still feels like Summer, but get a peek at what’s coming for Fall at August First Thursday in Old Town! This month, we’re featuring fashion by Carolyn Hart Designs. She’ll be showing and selling some brand-spankin’-new pieces from her Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Also joining us is jewelry designs by Cobracult– pieces inspired by relics, mysticism, mysteries of old, and magic of the...

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V-Day, again.
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When this day rolls around each year, I always find myself debating whether to note it, or ignore it. As the years pass, I find myself having far less patience for the major holidays, and Valentine’s Day is the worst of the lot. The pink-splosion at my local Fred Meyer almost made me physically ill, and reminders of the holiday are damned near inescapable....

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Hamburger Cake
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The other day, I found myself out at a birthday dance party. I already had my camera with me, after shooting a magazine assignment in Salem earlier that day, so before the booty shakin’ commenced, I pulled out my camera and flash for a bit, while we enjoyed champagne, sparkly decorations, cat masks, and blow-up dinosaurs. The particularly amusing bit was Alyson’s recent discovery...

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Doing Good: Making an Impact in Portland
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One thing we at Continuum are passionate about is making an impact, and elevating the local economy. We love when we can build relationships with local businesses, run by people we respect and enjoy spending time with, and when they inspire us to do good things for the community? Well, that’s icing on an already pretty amazing cake. My friendship with Alyson of Clair...

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The Sad Dumptruck Club
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While kicking around with a couple of friends the other day, I was commiserating with one of them on recent sad-making events, while the other had left the room. When the latter returned, he saw our pensive expressions and quipped, “this isn’t a meeting of the Sad Sack Club.” To which I replied, “nope, I have a dumptruck full of sad!” After a flurry...

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