Washington Park Entrance Stairs

How Portland Made Me Rethink the Inca Trail

Last October I had my fifth knee surgery.  It all started in 2001 with a right knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction.  In 2003 the saga of my left knee started with another ACL reconstruction.  Since then I had a screw removal (from the ACL) surgery in 2004, Microfracture in 2010, and most recently an […]

Yellow and Orange Daffodil at Farmers Market

Flowers of Portland, Oregon

This week’s Twitter #FriFotos theme is FLOWERS.  I took a lot of photos of the flowers while I was in Portland last weekend.  Now I have the opportunity to share them. Portland’s Japanese Garden Portland’s Chinese Garden Saturday Farmers Market Portland’s Saturday Market Random Locations Past #FriFoto Posts Pool – Ik Kil Cenote – An […]

Pioneer Courthouse in Downtown Portland

There is more to Portland, Oregon than Roses

Portland, Oregon’s nickname is “The City of Roses”, but there is so much more than just roses in Portland.  During my recent trip the roses were not in bloom yet, but I did make the obligatory trip to the International Rose Test Garden just in case.  Portland is an eclectic city.  It has an excellent […]

Tulips at Portland Saturday Market

The Sights, Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and People of the Portland Saturday Market

Located at 108 W Burnside, Portland Saturday Market was a must experience event.  I remembered visiting the market in 1998, when I moved to Washington State.  This past weekend, nearly 14 years later, marked my second visit.  One thing was certain; the hippy feel of the market hadn’t changed at all in those 14 years. […]