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New Arrivals, Current Reading Aug 12 – 18, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: Continued temperatures in the mid to high eighties plus higher than usual humidity for August has made it uncomfortable here. I know, it’s worse in the midwest and east, but I’m a left coast guy. We went to our … Continue reading

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let’s go trippin’

We’re off to the coast for a few days, so the blogging and commenting will be reduced. The weather was excellent last week, but this week it looks to be cold, dreary rain. Well it’s Oregon, after all. Our house / … Continue reading

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One year ago today…

we got the keys to this house and were officially Portlanders. We’d been staying at a local hotel for a couple of days, after our two and a half day drive from southern California. We covered a lot of miles … 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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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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