Super 8 Gresham/Portland
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Well, Day 1 got off to a smooth and sunny start. What a beautiful day to start a road trip. After breakfast and farewells with Celina's parents in Westbank, we headed out. We enjoyed light traffic and made good time to he US border in Osoyoos. We weren't sure what to expect from the border guards, but 5 minutes after explaining that 1. yes we've …
... a really nice park with level, paved sites and wifi, less in cost than the ghost town! We did a quick run to Costco for gas (oh, and the Bakersfield Costco now has diesel fuel and propane, they are the pilot store in the USA...we filled up the small tank with propane and it was only $2.69/gal, so $11 to fill the whole tank!). We had a great happy hour sitting outside by the firepit with the Bakers; I made ...
... friendly – our memory is that this is what people are like up here – got to love Portland.
From our house to the Portland airport it took 12 hours! We settled into our hotel and nearby found an absolutely fantastic rib restaurant called Famous Dave’s serving traditional Texan BBQ. What a find! Harvey has been wanting this kind of rib dinner for about six months and he’s finally found what he likes and he didn't ...
... be the only one who can do something.. that's what Europeans do, there's always someone else who can also do the work as people are cross-trained for the very reason of allowing time off. This is one that I have: I work at home and for myself. I may not get to fully leave, but I can self-schedule a lot. The tradeoff is that the work can be unstable but the gain is in flexibility that I can work to my advantage.
1 out of 3 ain't bad?
... Eve we were heading out for the night, apparently for the US party night of the year. Felix's cousin Gary came over (what a character he was!) and we went to a massive snowboard store to get Felix's board sorted for the upcoming season. They were giving out free beers instore-winning! We made a few purchases and headed back to the apartment for more party prep. Gary put his 'unfiltered' personality on display for all to see and made me laugh a lot. I really liked his outlook on life, ...
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