Time has really gotten away from me.  The end of 2016, a new year, and now it’s nearly halfway through February without a single post!  I have definitely been back sliding when it comes to my blog. This winter has been among a few historic winters in the NW part of Oregon.  Portland saw 12 inches of snow that stayed around for a week with temperatures lingering in the 20’s.  (For the record, I never saw that much snow here in the  ...