Kristin Belz

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Oct 11, 2011
While raving in last week’s columns about apples (the fruit, and the computers designed by the recently departed Steve Jobs), I realized I was dismissing pears, well, out of hand. I should...
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Oct 10, 2011
Fashion is fickle and ever-changing. That’s pretty much its nature. Fashion doesn’t stay in one place – it can’t. But classics – somehow classics are always in fashion. Not at the height of...
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Oct 7, 2011
It seems somehow fitting that Steve Jobs passed away during apple season. The changes he helped bring to our daily lives are as ubiquitous as his company’s namesake fruit. But besides...
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Oct 6, 2011
Two recent house tours, the Build It Green! Tour and the Architecture + Design Festival’s Design Matters: A Tour of Exceptional Portland Homes, gave us a chance to take an intimate look into some...
Thumbnail for - Aye, Aye, Apple of My Eye
Oct 4, 2011
Crisp. Tangy. Sweet. Red, yellow, green. Gingergold and Gravenstein, Honeycrisp and Macintosh. There are so many different varieties of apples (thousands, actually), tasting them can seem like...
Thumbnail for - October Orchids and the Essence of Tea
Sep 30, 2011
Just in time to warm our bodies and raise our spirits, Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden hosts a celebration of tea and orchids. The “tea party” exploring the “Essence of Tea" is a month-long...
Thumbnail for - Single Family Home, Meet Your New Neighbor, ADU
Sep 29, 2011
The recent Build It Green! Tour was a fine way to get acquainted with a relatively new housing type here in Portland, the ADU. These homes – which city planners affectionately refer to by...
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Sep 28, 2011
The epitome of a lovely Portland evening, circa 2011. A Friday night in late September. Indian summer weather, glorious, sunny and mild. Something was happening in the Pearl District: clumps of...
Thumbnail for - Slaw: the Best Shredding of the Season
Sep 27, 2011
The farmers’ market is nothing if not seasonable. Early spring begins the ritual of anticipating the opening of the different markets and starting to check them out. The Portland Farmers Market...
Thumbnail for - Is the Gift the Box, or What’s Inside?
Sep 23, 2011
These gift boxes hardly need a gift inside; they can qualify as the gift itself. But why not go overboard and “wrap” your next birthday present or houseguest gift with a birch veneer box from...
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