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Olympia to Portland - 1 month stong

Goodbye Olympia! We had three days to ride to Portland and took about 45 miles each day. We wanted to get into Portland for the weekend! 297 more words


Portland Roses

The rose and the thorn, bliss and melancholy; life can’t be without both continuously existing together. While one may not enjoy the sharp sting of a thorn, others will grow up knowing that sometimes beauty can’t remain without some discomfort. 96 more words

When the levee breaks: Portland's now 60 years old

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN)– The Columbia River levee system protects more than $5 billion worth of property from flooding– thousands of homes, Portland International Airport, the city’s backup water supply. 262 more words


Flash Giveaway: Tickets to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston

Let’s celebrate a fantastic summer with a giveaway! Our friends at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston are offering tickets for a family of four (good for one year). 128 more words



This past weekend my family and I traveled to Portland for a wedding. The wedding took place in Troutdale, OR (about 30 minutes away) at a beautiful outdoor location: Riverview Restaurant.   676 more words


Crash Crew

By Tamim Ansary

Back in my mid-twenties, I volunteered at a crisis hotline in Portland, Oregon, for people who desperately needed someone to talk to in the middle of the night. 2,507 more words

Shore Acres State Park

This grove of trees is adjacent to the English garden at Shore Acres State Park, along the Oregon coast south of Coos Bay. The visitor center is to the right.