Ramada Portland Airport
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Oregon was nothing but breathtaking. I'd seen pictures, and movies and what-not, but it was nothing like actually being there. I don't actually think I could explain it, and even if I did, it wouldn't do any good because it wouldn't do it any justice. Per my dad's advice, we stopped off in the Colombia River Gorge at their highly-acclaimed …
So today started early. I went to bed late, around midnight because of allI had to do & then my body told me I needed to wake up at 6 am. I finally got out of bed at 6:30. After getting ready for the day I then proceeded to use the next few hrs to get things put away from laundry and finishing putting things in suitcase or backpacks. Mom, dad & Belle came over so they could follow us to the airport & return our car to the house. Once we got all of ...
... top bunk gets hot! So as I drifted off I began to think about why it was so hard for me to state my need. Politeness has its purpose and helps lubricate social interactions, but politeness to a fault, for me, becomes a self sabotage. Honesty too has its place but I often deny it in place of placating others. As a women and a mother I have been socialized to tend to others feelings, often at the denial of ...
... for my earbuds and being to shy to ask the stewards for a second sprite. The change in weather is amazing from here to Portland! It is almost 90 degrees out while in Portland I'm sure it is still 50 degrees and rainy. Anyway, I'll write some more later but for now I'm going to catch a little shut eye before we arrive to the blue skies of ...
... anything else. We drove to Reno that afternoon to sort out our social security number and got to Walmart and things like that. It was such a relief to have a place to go back to, and we both head such a good sleep on a proper bed!
Wednesday 12 June - We were mainly just sorting out all our gear from the van. It felt so good to be putting our clothes into draws, instead of our backpacks. We went to the bank to finally sort out American bank accounts, although we didn't have much money ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility