Category Archives: Bridges

2018 Providence Bridge Stride

Date of walk: Sunday August 12, 2018 One Sunday morning in August Portland shuts down many of its bridges to car traffic and gives them over to the Providence Bridge Pedal/Stride where bike riders and walkers enjoy some beautiful views … Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Trip

Trip Dates: August 3&4, 2018 After working on my camera skills for moving trains this summer it was time to head out on an adventure. We drive out the Columbia Gorge a few times a year – usually on the … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Evening in Bayfront District

Date of Visit: July 16, 2018 After spending the morning and afternoon visiting the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse we took a short nap before going out for our dinner in the Newport Historic Bayfront District. Back … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon in Chicago

After naps and lunch on Saturday the six of headed into Chicago for a quick excursion. We drove up to Oak Park to board the ‘El’ Green Line. The skyline is visible through the haze from the platform. After about … Continue reading

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2016 Summer Road Trip – Niagara Falls

July 2-3, 2016 After visiting the kids and grandkids in Chicago for a week we headed east to continue our road trip. We drove through the top of Indiana and into Michigan crossing to the northeast. After crossing into Ontario, … Continue reading

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Portland Sunday Parkways – Southeast

September 27, 2015 One Sunday a month in the late spring through early fall the Portland Bureau of ┬áTransportation holds Portland Parkways events to facilitate people getting out and about in our neighborhoods. Here is the map of this year’s … Continue reading

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