sights around portland

Haystack Rock

I love spending time on the Oregon Coast. It's so very different than the East Coast beaches that Kenny and I frequented in younger years. The Oregon Coast is almost always cool, the water is freezing (to my old feet; Gavin and Grace don't seem to mind - haha.) and the terrain is very rustic. Yet, at the same time, it's easy to re-create many of

August 13th, 2013 0 comments sights around portland

Rolling Rockin’ PDX

Portland is a beer nirvana for micro and craft brews. It was recently named to the number 1 spot in CNN's "8 Best Beer Towns in America". For the record, Philadelphia also made the list. That means that no matter what "home" state Kenny and I are in, we won't be disappointed by the beer selection :).

Local beers are so prevalent in the aisles

June 27th, 2013 0 comments sights around portland

The Goondocks

Our visitors left on Tuesday. Sad, of course, but slightly less sad because we'll see them in a few weeks for the holidays. Woo hoo! I think we did a decent job of showing them around. We may have finally gotten it right after four rounds of visitors this year. Fifth time's the charm?

Anyway, one of our favorite day trips turned out to be

November 17th, 2012 1 comment live, on the road, sights around portland

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