We went to Cargo on one of our last day’s in Portland. I’m so glad we made it because it was like a wonderland of color, art and beauty. They had beautiful papel picado, artful statues, beaded chairs, beads of all colors, art prints and paintings and so many things I can’t even list. Here is a little peak into the fun world:To get to Cargo, we walked across this bridge. It seems like we covered all of Portland by foot and bus.One night, we met some of Natalie and Brian’s writer friends at a bar for a round of very serious trivia. They had about a dozen pin-ball machines, which made me very happy. They also had free table tennis.Ohhh! And the vending machine at the bar sold guitar strings, picks and drum sticks. Cus, you know, sometimes you need a drum stick.
WELCOME!I’m Lauren — a gentle wanderlust who lives in a little valley nestled between Sacramento and San Francisco. I embrace life’s littlest and most poignant moments, and share them here.
FOLLOW @theurbanhippie ON INSTAGRAM!Sometimes all you need is a sunrise paddle and a chat sesh before work. Thanks for being my co-early-morning-river-lovah @janelle_meyers! #FirstWePaddleThenWeDoThings #paddleboard #sunrisepaddle #thankful #OneWorkoutDownHappy, happy birthday to my favorite Henoveva. #lalaladiesnight #WeHeartGenevieveClusters. #grapes #grapevines #winery #lodicaBeautiful paddle on Fourth of July morning. #Swipe #CoffeeNPaddles #StandUpPaddle #paddle #lodicaLast night I dreamt about happy plant babies and blossoming cuttings. That’s probably what you get when you fall asleep to videos about propagating fiddle leaf fig leaves. My own plant babies need some love this holiday week, but I’m pretty happy that my fiddle leaf is thriving after I almost tossed it when I thought it was a goner two years ago with only one lone leaf. That might be my best IKEA purchase yet. I brought a second fiddle leaf home last week and hope it likes this bright room just as much. #growlittleplantbaby #fiddleleaf #plantroom #showmeyourbohoPaddling into sunsets and beneath full moons. #fullmoonpaddle #lodica #standuppaddle #afterworkvibesReason #56,841 summer is awesome: Concerts happen in orchards under towering shade trees. #NotToMentionAmazingFriends #lodicaSwipe! Naturally, henna is one of my favorite things about getting wedding ready. #CompulsiveDoodler #henna #DecorateYourselfSwipppe: It’s another wedding weekend, and we’re celebrating with colors and music and lots of smiles. Congrats to your fam, our lovely Monique!
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