Today, I passed another milestone on my new bike: 3,198 miles! What is the significance of that number, you might ask? Perhaps I’m a pair of miles premature for my pride? No, my fine friend, because 3,192.7 is the distance from Portland, Ore. to Portland, Maine. Sometime this morning, on my ride to work, I… Continue reading Portland to Portland
Some may wonder why I love Portland so much. Finding Portland by Uncage the Soul Productions displays just some of the beauty that is Portland and its surrounding areas and is a good answer to those asking. Come and visit. Stay awhile. I bet you’ll fall in love, too. Hat tip: Rick Turoczy of Silicon… Continue reading Finding Portland: A Love Letter
Could Portland be the best city in the country for developers right now? — AppFog Blog. The best write-up ever why my techie friends should call Portland home.
Another beautiful video of Portland. Is there any other kind? ;-) It looks like fun. If you’re concerned about the legality or safety of paragliding downtown Portland’s bridges, check out the video’s note on YouTube.
To celebrate Heather’s recent birthday, on Friday afternoon Heather and I went downtown Portland and walked around. We visited the cutest puppies at Pioneer Courthouse and walked around The Bite of Oregon to get to the waterfront. We walked by city hall, the parks, and into the Pearl. We found REI and window-shopped their bikes,… Continue reading Portland Walk With Heather
Ashley’s buying a camera seemed like a good excuse to roam downtown Portland. We wandered around Tanner Springs Park, Jamison Square, Pioneer Courthouse Square (where we caught an impromptu concert by Without Apology), Director Park, and The Fields Neighborhood Park. Then we walked the Eastbank Esplanade from the Vera Katz sculpture to north of Burnside… Continue reading Portland Photo Walk
I visited Salmon Street Fountain in downtown Portland during lunch to see the ROAM Velomobile Tour sendoff. BikePortland.org has more (and better) photos of the event.1 Velomobiles are amazing, sleek vehicles to see up close. My bike feels so clunky in comparison. As I was already in downtown Portland, I played tourist and took some… Continue reading ROAMing Portland
Jamison wanted a ride to the east side this morning, so I played taxi driver. While waiting for Jamison to get done, I walked Portland with Ashley’s camera. :-)
We took a walk around a small part of Portland this afternoon.
Jumping off MAX, I headed to Starbucks. On the way, I was distracted by the beauty of Portland. Mmm… :-)