Last weekend I made my quickest trip home to Portland ever. My little brother (if you could call him “little”, he’s over 6 feet tall now!) was graduating from Pacific Northwest College of Art. With a BFA myself, I know firsthand what an achievement that is. I couldn’t be prouder!
5 AM flight out of Akron. By the time I reached Denver I was feeling that 3 hours of sleep I snuck in. Iced coffee and a blueberry muffin have never tasted so good.
I love flying west. It’s seriously like time travel. Being in Portland by 10:30 in the morning is an amazing feeling.
They don’t wear gowns for graduation, so in true Drew fashion, he managed to find a tux that fit the day before commencement. I am so proud of him! And I’m so glad was I was able to be there to see him walk across that stage.
As a parting gift PNCA brought in a drumline for the graduates that marched right into the theater as they were declared graduates. The whole city could probably hear us.
I also did a little shopping on Saturday and for my birthday my mom got me a brand new pair of Nike Free Runs in beautiful “Hot Punch” neon coral. I was hesitant about the color, but something was drawing me to them and my mom finally convinced me in the end. It’s the first step in achieving the fitness aspect of my Before 30 list. Time to get running!
Happy to be home. Our garden sprouted while I was gone. Jared also brought home an early birthday present for me while I was out of town. Details on that soon. I’ve been thrown a couple of curve-balls this spring and it’s going to be an interesting couple of months. I’ve been slacking around here lately and I apologize.
With warmer weather comes adventure! I hope your spring/summer is kicking off well.