The Good, The Bad and The Thank-You’s – Oregon

Cathedral Park

It’s my final day in the Beaver State (yes, that’s their real nickname) and I head out to explore downtown St. John’s which is a neighborhood of Portland. Portland has many “neighborhoods,” you see. There’s “North,” Northwest,” the “Pearl District” and many more (Mr. Rogers would have a tough time figuring out where he lived). […]

The Pied Piper of Portland

  Have you read “Beer and Bikes?” You might want to read that first. I wake early, ready for a big day. I’m heading into downtown Portland to explore some of the more famous locations on my own and with some help from a guide. First stop, Powell’s City of Books. Yup, that’s right, I […]

Pilgrimage to Portlandia

Food Truck

Have you read “Wine Country Jamboree?” You might want to look at that first. In the morning walk down the Willamette into downtown where I enjoy a lovely Sunday breakfast at the Broken Yolk Café before heading out of town. The place is open daily from 7:00am 3:00pm and, as the name might imply, serves […]

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Have you read “A Yurt By Any Other Name?” You might want to do that first. After a really terrible night’s sleep, I wake up vowing not to let it affect my mood this first full day in Oregon. I couldn’t get comfortable last night, but think it was more my own back issues than […]