Rain, Rain Go Away

What a gloomy day in Portland. I absolutely love this city. There are so many things to love. But I really hate the rain. And today it stormed. The sky was a shadowy grey all day, and the rain endlessly fell in massive, sloppy drops.

It’s days like these I need a little cheering up. Here are three happy things that put a smile on my face, despite the dreariness.

1. Puppy Pictures
2. A Special Card…

It says… “Would you mind very much if I sorta had a little crush on your forever?”
I just thought that was so sweet! Makes me smile every time.

3. Planning Our Next Vacation
Next stop…ARGENTINA!


Lucky for me, I didn’t have a birthday this year, I had a birthweek! The real deal was Wednesday, but the last of the celebrations transpired today: A couple’s massage at The Dragontree Spa. It was one of the many gifts from Corey– he definitely spoiled me. Good man! Anyhow, it was only the second massage in my life and Corey’s first. It was so fantastic.

The Dragontree is a small, holistic day spa in NW Portland. Their goal is to “still the mind and mend the body”, and they deliver. My delight was in the details. Everything from the ornate hammered copper sinks filled with pebbles to something as simple as the locker names (happy day, faith…) contribute to the overwhelmingly soothing atmosphere. The staff was genuine and extremely helpful and my massage was exactly what I needed. If you’re in the market for a massage, the Dragontree Spa won’t disappoint!