Category: Portland

Big beautiful ring around the moon.


Division Street Fair Parade

Spring Teaser

Every year in February we get a nice break from winter with a burst of sunshine and warm temperatures. Yesterday, Shannon and I went for a walk around town; first to Stumptown Coffee, then through Laurelhurst Park, a stop at Staccato Gelato and then some smelling and shopping at The Perfume House.



Late afternoon dog walking

Sometimes I walk along the same streets I’ve been traversing for the past 8 years and I’m amazed by things I think I’m seeing for the very first time. An odd looking house or an interesting porch. “How could I have missed this before?” I wonder. I think there are simply times when I’m wide awake and it becomes plainly clear how easy it is to float through the days with blinders on, but every once in a while things come into focus and everything seems new.

Look up.

Sitting on the Front Porch

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Summer Morning Walks

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Back to the Rain.

Snow Day in Portland

Snow Day in PortlandOriginally uploaded by amycgx. I tried to get to work yesterday, but there were so many other people trying to get around – who weren’t equipped to do so – that it took me a full hour to get 2 miles down the road. I finally decided it wasn’t worth another 2 […]