one night trips to las vegas, french circus, paleys place and wildwood, ruth chris’s and starbucks, drives to the beach with cousins and rides to the beach for fireworks. vomiting white russians in german bushes, in bed all day because we wanted to. shelves and tail lights, mirrors and matisse, jaunts to seattle for a football game, lake billy chinook and bonneville hot springs. dark plays at the armory and gypsy punk gogol bordello, tenacious d and schnitzer hall two nights in a row. superballs and care packages, turning the tv to face the million dollar bed. emails, adidas, cock gun shirts and guns that shoot chickens. new york pizza and coffee house northwest, deadwood and house, minus and claritin. state fair funnel cake and mt hood, newberg and bend. pictures and the vortex, ticket stubs and memories.