Alycia and I spent the past weekend in Portland, Oregon, attending the wedding of our good friends Emma and Geoff. It's always a great joy for me to reconnect with good friends who I haven't seen in a while and whose only downfall is a lack of proximity to North Dakota (which includes just about everyone). We spent a lot of time chatting, recounting past glories, retelling the same old but still very funny anecdotes, and reveling in each others company.
The weather was unseasonably warm for September, with mid to upper 80's until the last day when it returned to more Portland-esque breezy and showery. We had great food and fantastic beverages the whole trip. I also got to play some basketball with old friends, with kudos to the groom Geoff who actually organized a game the morning of his wedding, that's some dedication to the game.