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 of the city. We took part in for the fourth year in a row –… Continue reading 2018 Providence Bridge Stride

Winter Weekend in Portland

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… Continue reading Winter Weekend in Portland

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 events taken from the web site linked above. We had never heard of these events… Continue reading Portland Sunday Parkways – Southeast

Being a tourist in Portland

March 28, 2015 Our friends Brent and Robin came over from Boise the last weekend of March. I’ve already posted about our kabobs and lemon pie dinner we had on their first night in town. We gave them directions to the MAX light rail system on Friday and they explored downtown on their own –… Continue reading Being a tourist in Portland