Tag Archives: Portland

Oregon Fall is Truly Here

While the term “Fall” means blazing colors, crisp walks and apples to most people, here in Portland it means the coming of the rains and cooler, or even cold weather. Really, it’s sort of Fall-Winter. There has been barely any … Continue reading

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What a Day!

The new header you see above is part of the view from the new house. That’s not smoke, it’s wispy clouds. It was taken a couple days ago, but the weather and view have been pretty much like this until … Continue reading

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Taking the Leap!

We bought a house! As many of you who follow this blog have already guessed, we have been seriously looking at houses in the Portland-Lake Oswego area. We found one – in far SW Portland, right on the Portland-Lake Oswego … Continue reading

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Portland – a day in the country, sort of

So far, we had flown to Portland (see post here), had ice cream and dinner, (see post here) spent the day in town and met with the Lewis persons for dinner down south in Bridgeport/Tigard. (see post here) An excellent … Continue reading

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Portland: dinner, downtown and “the Lewis Treatment”

Wednesday We’d had our ice cream (see previous Portland post) and had a nap (travel wears me out!), I read for a while and it was time for dinner. Yes, Portland brings out the eat in us. Portland is such a … Continue reading

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New Arrivals August 16 – 29

Two weeks worth this time, I was in Portland for nearly a week, so I didn’t post a New Arrivals last week. Here are the things I got before and during that trip, and a few that came after I … Continue reading

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Portland: The Umpqua Ritual

When we flew into Portland, it was sunny, warm, beautiful. Isn’t it always? We got our car at the airport, drove towards downtown, crossing a bridge – I never seem to go across the same one on my way in, but … Continue reading

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