Oakwood At Rock Creek Landing
Travel Blogs from Hillsboro
... of rich stories, culture and history, continues to give forth. Since returning to Portland in early February 2011, this blog has become a bit larger than life. I do, however, plan to stop "talking" soon, to bring my story to its proper conclusion. Sue
1. Learn To Read, Prince Georges County, MD.
2. India Faces a Linguistic Truth: English Spoken Here, New York Times, February 16, 2011
Normally, I am a pre-planner and an advance booker. I feel I get better deals early on and I like to have things (at least important basics) set early such that they don't fill up. Sometimes waiting pays, but very often waiting loses- it's a careful game. I err on the side of wanting things set up- or I have to be willing to be flexible and take chances.
Only a short 10 days ago, ...
... for a closer look, and blankets to sit on.
There are a few hundred people on the site including their children and their children's cardboard. Apparently part of the ritual is for kids to bring large and not so large pieces of cardboard to slide down the hill on. It looks a world of fun and the kids seem to like this much more than waiting for birds to fly. It also looks like one of the few times parents ...
... as my host Adam pointed out last night they are pretty much too big to be a "micro" brewery. I only tried one of their beers yesterday, but will be going to another one of their spots while here and try more.
Plans for today..none really yet. Sitting have a great cup of coffee close to where I'm staying at a place called Ristretto.
... near the beginning, I had the pleasure of
chatting with one of Sistergoods' founders and her husband while RPCVs
slowly trickled in.
My next conversation was with an RPCV from Ukraine and another from
Jamaica. The woman who served in Jamaica expressed the interesting opinion
that the 60 people serving there when she went were far to large a group
for such a small island. After a while, ...
Other places to stay in Hillsboro
3050 NW Stucki Place, Hillsboro | 3 star hotelfrom $118
6550 NE Brighton Street, Hillsboro | 3 star hotelfrom $118
19311 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro | 2 star hotelfrom $109
3133 NE Shute Road, Hillsboro | 3 star hotelfrom $101
2615 NW 194th Terrace, Hillsboro | Hotelfrom $84
18855 NW Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro | 3 star hotelfrom $140
5900 Northeast Ray Circle, Hillsboro | 2 star hotelfrom $108
7351 NE Butler Street, Hillsboro | 2 star hotelfrom $118
3500 Northeast Cornell Road, Hillsboro | 3 star hotelfrom $109
452 South-East 10th Street, Hillsboro | Hotelfrom $55
1457 NE Orenco Station Parkway, Hillsboro | Hotelfrom $124