Monday was a walking tour of Portland day. As is a bit of a theme, we didn’t have specific plans or schedule. We drove into Portland and lucked out with some free parking on the edge of town. We wandered the waterfront docks, shops, etc and then looped up through the heart of town. We weren’t specifically in need of any stuff and neither of us really shops just to shop, so it was mostly just a walking tour of the city. Continue reading →
It started with a notion that Portland, Oregon would be a nice city to visit. With the house search happening, the notion was not receiving much commitment nor planning. But, since the house dealings were all in order and there wasn’t really anything for me to do but wait, Janet and I took a week vacation and did an extreme last minute trip. Last minute flights – literally booked 60 hours before departure – were cheap enough to go. So, we headed out from GRR to PDX for a week nearer the Pacific.