Vacation of a Lifetime

Portland, OR – China Town

Thursday , June 1st, I explored the neighborhood again today with a four mile afternoon walk. Katrina and Josh took me to downtown Portland to the Shangai tunnels after having a drink at the Portland City Grill. These were taken at 5:30 pm, the sun doesn’t set out here until 9pm. Speaking of you feel obligated to go out for…

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Vacation of a Lifetime

Cannon Bch, OR- The Goonies

Today, Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, Was a sleepy & rainy day, I slept late then went to the Oregon coast where they filmed the closing scene (where the pirate ship went to sea) at the Haystack rock on Cannon beach. The water was freezing!! My first trip to the Pacific ocean, hopefully not my last. We ended the trip at…

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Vacation of a Lifetime

Seattle Ferry to Bainbridge Island

This an ode to Mr. Tom, thanks for the recommendation. On Friday May 26, we took the ferry over to Bainbridge island. So far this has been my favorite thing. We went round trip across the Puget Sound in about an hour. The weather and the view were fabulous! It was 83F and no clouds (except over the distant mountains).…

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Vacation of a Lifetime

Day 1 – Portlandia

First official day of my vacation is in the books. I walked 12k steps while touring the area of Beaverton in a four mile afternoon walk. Everyone seems to be growing amazing flowers and plants in their yards. Then this evening Katrina and I went to the city and walked all over. We had drinks with an appetizer of french…

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Vacation of a Lifetime

Elephant in the Room

My flight from BHM landed early in Denver, however, because of that there was a plane in our gate. We got a new gate pretty quickly but not one of those gate connector thingies of which they apparently do not have enough. We waited about 30 minutes to deplane. Arriving at gate B86, I made a mad dash to B26…

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Vacation of a Lifetime

Vacation of a Lifetime

Good morning and happy hump day! Today is the first day of what I am calling my vacation of a lifetime, although I hope it to be the first of many to come. Leaving from Birmingham, AL, I fly to Portland, OR, today (May 24, 2017) to stay with Josh and Katrina Kerley until Sunday, June 4th. I packed several…

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