Portland Japanese Garden

Back in the middle of June, I spent the morning at the Portland Japanese Garden and Rose Garden. The Japanese Garden is quite easily one of my favorite places in Portland. I wish this place was my backyard.

Weekend Meltdown

My weekend epiphany, in order of realization: No one takes my job as seriously as I do. I mentally cannot work more than 40 hours a week for someone other than myself. There is no financial need for me to work more than 30 hours a week. I need to work less for others and […]

decade x 3

Last weekend, I ventured to Portland to spend my 30th birthday weekend at friend Jess and Erik’s. In true Baumann style, disaster and heartbreak ensued. Let’s just say the story ends with a dead dog. I’m planning a do-over, sometime this summer, complete with sun and music. In any case, here are some images from […]