First Time in Portland

The Pacific Northwest has always been a place of interest to me. I have often romanticized the thought of living in a place that gets weather rather than being in an area that rarely has me in more than a shirt and jeans. Sounds counter-intuitive and I probably wouldn’t be saying that if I did live in a place that had me wearing raincoats into summer. Still, the PNW pops into my mind from time to time as a destination I should be checking out. It’s affordable, it’s green, and it shares a lot of the same offerings that I enjoy down here in California. Read more →