Please forgive me for encouraging more meme, but I cannot resist:
One of my co-workers said to me yesterday "Mel, you should so be on Portlandia!".
But in our defense, and yet not that I think I need to defend how I choose to live this life - we are not an isolated phenomenon, there are thriving pockets of Portlandia-like people all over the US and around the world. I know, because I read their blogs. Check out my list on the right hand side of my blog!