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... have to cross Failing Bridge (an ominous name) which goes over the eight lanes of Interstate 5 traffic that separate the city. It's the kind of bridge and corresponding view that makes you imagine all sorts of dreadful things. I could feel my loins tighten and my stomach flip. Mel told me that this bridge was closed in the 80s due to its usage by hooligans who would commit crime on the Mississippi side and then bolt over the bridge to evade the police. The ...
... A kick-off for our reunion.
We’ve flown from Miami to Portland today with a layover in Atlanta. When we got off the plane in Atlanta the airport was concourse was jammed. I paused in front of the electronic display of connecting flights to find our gate and when I looked around I couldn’t find Harvey. In one of those moments of feeling lost, I didn’t realize I was talking out loud saying "where’s my ...
... mayo, au jus and a nice green salad. The food here is still excellent!
Back at the campsite we had parked next to an older motor home that appeared to have been in place for a very long time. There was a propane tank underneath, buckets and pails stacked alongside and other "stuff" all around the outside including, strangely, a beautiful large slab of wood that would make a very nice table top. Shortly after ...
... and they have bought a really nice 3-bedroom house with a huge basement and they have a dog Billie who is really gorgeous. Kurt left in the afternoon to go on a camping and mountain biking trip, so Kerryn took up to the local bar and we tried some of Portland's famous craft beers.
Sunday 4 August - Antony wanted to see parts of the city, as last time we were here he didn't really get to see much. We caught the train into downtown Portland and had a look around. In the middle of ...
... had a great time catching up with KO and Wendy. Wendy shared a great story about Elise. Elise's pre-school teacher had pulled Wendy over during pick up and wanted to tell Wendy what Elise had shared that day. Elise told her class at sharing time that she was really excited because the guy her dad slept with in college had come to visit with his family. This mostly accurate depiction was great for a bunch of laughs that night.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center