Category Archives: North America

Trapped in an airport with a camera for distraction

We thought we were so smart getting to the airport early. No crowds at check-in or security. We like Portland’s airport – PDX – so we purposefully took a long walk through the terminal before our flight, browsing in shops, … Continue reading

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The (not so) deep sleep

We landed in Portland, Oregon, and it’s here that we’ll spend the first weeks of winter. Days of shortest daylight…Days of damp cold. We tried to stay cozy and warm in our little place, but every day we roused ourselves, … Continue reading

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A family tradition passed on

We exchanged gifts every year with family, but there came a year when it was obvious to all – do we need all these gifts? And why are we still doing this? We were middle-aged, long past needing extra things … Continue reading

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Take your Parents to Work Day

Our son, Josh, offered to take us to his workplace. The day turned out to be a little twist on the usual “Take Your Child To Work” day. We drove to the Cully Neighborhood of Portland, Oregon and there, tucked … Continue reading

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Pizzazz

We do love our visits to Portland, Oregon, and who wouldn’t? Style, vitality, flair… We’ll let photos tell our story: Select just 7 photos of your last trip to tell your own the story. “Less is more!”   June 2017

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Everyone has a camera (and opinion)

Sometimes there are just too many things to focus our attention on. We became easily distracted. Instead of looking at the prize-winning roses in the International Rose Test Garden, our attention was drawn to all the lovely people there doing … Continue reading

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Try a foreign destination: take a U.S. Road Trip

Our “places-we’d-most-like-to-visit” list starts and ends with foreign destinations, but somehow a few National Parks in the U.S. managed to sneak in there. Our version of a road trip was just a little different. The plan did not call for … Continue reading

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