Monthly Archives: August 2009

Orcas Day II

The weekend of our visit Ryan and Becky had 2 weddings to go to – so on Saturday since everyone in town was going to be at the wedding we filled in for the morning and did a bit of … Continue reading

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Orcas

After a night sleeping in the car we awoke at 5 am to catch the first ferry to Orcas. A bit bleary eyed but excited for our adventure we bought our tickets and boarded the very big boat. Surprisingly, there … Continue reading

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Seattle, WA

On our way up to Anacortes to catch the ferry to Orcas, Rory and I spent the day in Seattle. Of course it was a bit rainy.. why wouldn’t it be in Seattle? But we enjoyed our time exploring in … Continue reading

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Oneonta Gorge

The Ryan Thompson and his lovely girlfriend, Becky have been living on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington for the summer and made it through Portland a few weeks ago on their way to … Continue reading

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7017 SE Carlton

After leaving the nest we created in NW Portland with my cousin, Rory and I managed to find the next best thing in SE Portland at our new place in Chelsea’s home. We’ve been here since mid-July and it has … Continue reading

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My Jean

Yesterday the Cape Cod Times featured an article all about one of my favorite people in the whole world, Jean. She is an inspiration to us all and I feel so blessed to have her in my life. Take a … Continue reading

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The Washougal River

At around 11 the next day we made our way over to Erika’s house excited for the days adventure to the river. We were standing outside with new faces when we found out we’d be taking a big yellow van … Continue reading

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New Friends

One Saturday Rory and I decided to bike down to the Oregon Brew Festival on the River to partake in the festivities and experience a bit of culture. Unfortunately, it wasn’t exactly what we expected it might be (it seemed … Continue reading

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Zenger Farm

For the past month Rory and I have been volunteering at the unique, working urban farm, Zenger Farm which is just down the street from where we’re staying. I randomly came across the farm when we first arrived in Portland … Continue reading

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Multnomah Falls

By suggestion of our wonderful hosts we drove the car out to Multnomah Falls – the second-tallest year-round waterfall in the nation. The water of the Falls drops 620 feet from its origin on Larch Mountain. The drive offered some … Continue reading

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