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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Date: December 22, 2018 After Santa came through the neighborhood with the North Riverside Fire Department we had a quiet morning and lunch. We played the card game “Oh Snap” with Jurgen and then Chutes and Ladders with Jurgen and Cornelius. After lunch Cornelius went down for his nap and Carla and I decided to …

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Visit Date: November 24, 2018 We’ve had plenty of Portland area winter rain this past week so we had itchy feet to get out and walk a bit. For a change of pace we headed over to the Tualatin Hills Nature Park off Millikan Way west of Murray Blvd in Beaverton.¬† Carl and I are …

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Travel Dates: October 1-3, 2018 On Monday October 1st we left Kanab and headed toward Boise, Idaho with a planned stop in Ogden, Utah. Ogden is usually the last place we can get an In ‘n Out burger on a trip headed home from Arizona or the east. Normally we have burgers and fries then …

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Portland aerial tram

January 8-9, 2016 For the past couple of months we’ve had the kind of weather the rest of the country thinks we normally have. Lots and lots of rain and plenty of gray skies. The past weekend looked promising and we wanted to get out of the house so we took a mini vacation to …

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September 27, 2015 One Sunday a month in the late spring through early fall the Portland Bureau of ¬†Transportation holds Portland Parkways events to facilitate people getting out and about in our neighborhoods. Here is the map of this year’s events taken from the web site linked above. We had never heard of these events …

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