Jumping off MAX, I headed to Starbucks. On the way, I was distracted by the beauty of Portland. Mmm… :-)
With Ashley, Melissa, Jamison, and Mousse inviting me to a hike in Forest Park, the day’s plans were clear. We hiked up the Ridge Trail from the south end of St. Johns Bridge. After our hike, we visited Cathedral Park.
Walking from from MAX to the PSU engineering building, I paused a few times1 to look up. Okay, more than a few. Feel sorry for my Instagram followers, who saw all four one after another. That’s not how Instagram’s supposed to work… ;-) ↩
Saturday afternoon, Suzi, Troy, Kristi, and I walked downtown Portland. We attempted to rent bicycles, learning how next time we can rent more than one bicycle per account. Along the way, I took pictures, including one with Vera. Thanks, Vera!
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. :-)
PDXDownhill’s Portland Hill Map. Where to go downhill in and around Portland on your longboard.
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”
Today, I passed another milestone on my new bike:1 3,198 miles! What is the significance of that number, you might ask? Perhaps I’m a pair of miles premature for my pride?2 No, my fine friend, because 3,192.7 is the distance from Portland, Ore. to Portland, Maine.3 Sometime this morning, on my ride to work, I … Continue reading “Portland to Portland”
Another beautiful video of Portland. Is there any other kind? ;-) 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.
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.