The 2018 NWSL Championship at Providence Park had the potential to be a dream come true for the Thorns, unfortunately the best team in the NWSL had other plans.
The Thorns held off rival Seattle Reign at Providence Park to head back to the NWSL Championship for the second straight season.
Sometimes you can lose track of why you like something, and have to rediscover it.
The NWSL schedule is out and I look at a few must-see games for the Thorns. I also delve into the lineup changes for the team this season.
Columbia Sportswear is realizing downtown Portland isn't this Utopia it's perceived to be and my response is the same as John McClane's in Diehard.
Last week it was the top team in the NWSL, and this past Saturday it was the bottom team, but the results remained the same.
The Paymaster Lounge (formerly Moonshine) in NW Portland is unassuming from the outside, but the word might be out now.
We've hit peak civilization with this one: wine in a can. A company in Oregon is putting out canned wine, and I for one am on board.
Marathon Taverna is an old favorite of mine and while their burger might not be organic with a gluten free bun, it doesn't pretend to be.
Everyone needs those 'off the beaten path' places. Whether they be bars, restaurants, or a place outdoors, sometimes you need to disappear in a connected world