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Showing posts from July 13, 2010

Bon Anniversaire a moi!

Well, I had another birthday. And it was delightful! Mr. Rios had to work, but I started out the day at the wonderful Mt. Tabor dog park.  Gorgeous views! Gorgeous trees!  Nature singing a happy birthday song to me!

Then the Child and I strolled over to Petite Provence on Division street to enjoy some incroyablement delicieux french pastries and then drove to Northwest Portland to enjoy some bourgeois shopping.

We stopped in at Cargo, a crazy asian import store. Cargo is a huge warehouse full of brightly colored items.  You might want a fake moss-covered rock?  Non? Then how about a bin full of old ma-jong tiles? Still no?  Then you must want this plastic inflatable glove with a head inside of it and pop cans tied to the bottom! Ah- ha! 
From there we proceeded up to 23rd street and ambled down the shady avenue, stopping in here and there.

 My own birthday present to myself came in the form of SOME SHOES.  A creamy nude, soft, and deliriously Italian pair of shoes that make me feel lik…