What a few teenage girls did with 10 hours and $62 in Portland.
We’re late, as is our habit.
couldn’t get the car away from our siblings, and we had trouble parallel
parking. But now we’ve gathered in Northwest Portland, on the steps of
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A few weeks ago I had a party. More of a friendly
get-together, really. Around 10 pm, the evening’s momentum had begun to
fade and people started doing what they do in such situations: checking
Foot Traffic Flat: Sauvie Island[Outdoor] Compared to Portland proper,
Sauvie Island is mercifully flat. That makes it a great place for
farmers who grow pumpkins and strawberries, and for runners
John Lovegrove hits 50 local breweries in a single day.
It was a terrible time for a malfunctioning alarm clock.
Don’t worry, John Lovegrove wasn’t late for work or a flight—he was
behind schedule on a trip to the bar, missing his 7 am deadline f
Marisha Auerbach is growing all of her own produce—in a typical yard.
Abundance is the spice of Marisha Auerbach’s life.
As she guides me
through the deliberately plotted pathways of her backyard garden on a
cautiously sunny Saturday afternoon, dressed in pink o
Forest Park is only eight miles long—it’s about the same
size in area as Nauru, the world’s smallest island nation—but walking
from one end to another will take you 12 hours. The Wildwood
Remember Super Soakers? They’re way better as an adult.
Children’s games are wasted on the young. Kids are stupid
and weak and uncoordinated, and they lack the pent-up aggression that
can only come from enduring years of 1040s and prostate exams. Yes
Riding to the beach is easy, but it might make you hate cars.
They crashed through the rainforest like dinosaurs. A distant rumble, a whoosh, and more rumble,
before the creatures were gone and I could again hear my bike tires
roll softly along the edge of t
It might hurt a little. A nasty sunburn
may ooze and peel. You may not be able to get your swollen, blistered
feet into a pair of shoes. A hangover may leave you in a sour fog until
the next day