Tag Archives: Portland Oregon

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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The gift of a new climate

What is our ideal travel weather? Warm, sunny, and always dry. We knew Portland would be cool, overcast and rainy, but we had no choice. It was time to prepare for our upcoming seven-month trip to South America, and this … Continue reading

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Photogenic places

Oh, how we love photogenic places! Some places are stunningly beautiful. Santorini fits that category – as you can see from our friend, Cliff’s, blog post. Other places are quirky and just filled with life. That would be Portland. Either … Continue reading

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The Warm Up

A proper warm up before exercise has many benefits for athletes, we are told.  We believe a proper warm up might be the perfect way to prepare for an extended trip.  We’re plunging off the deep end in just over … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! Curbside art maimed

We take a walk every evening in the Pearl District of Portland, OR.  A block into our walk, we pass an endearing cow, a sculptural piece, set in the narrow space between the sidewalk and street. It’s a cheery piece … Continue reading

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Time flies by

Two hundred days have flown by since we left Virginia.  Way back in December, we headed off on a road trip across the country and have now reached August and Portland, Oregon.  We’d been anticipating the visit to Portland for … Continue reading

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A cycling kind of town

Portland, Oregon is one of the most Bike Friendly Cities in the US according to Bicycling Magazine in 2012.  So, it seemed inevitable that our son, Joshua, would settle here.  He has loved bicycles ever since his first ride.  He’s … Continue reading

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