Tag Archives: Portland OR

IONTW – November 20, 2016

I’m not the only one who sees faces in inanimate objects. There’s a museum of face rocks in Japan. Printmaker Tom Killion is opening his studio in Inverness, CA for the Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 25 to Sunday, November 27 … Continue reading

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RoadTrip 2012: Day 10

<<< previous day <<< I’d spent the night at the campground with the SRCC tour, and some of the club folks tried to talk me in to riding out with them for a bit, but I only had my mountain … Continue reading

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signs of Portland

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Book Heaven!

Nirvana, Mecca, The City of Books! Call me hopelessly old-fashioned, but there’s something about the physicality of a book. Real life tangible object ink and paper. And a real store. Yes, the internet is so convenient in so many ways, … Continue reading

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some Portland street art

In addition to the elephant, there’s quite a variety of publicly visible art in Portland. Here’s a smattering of some of the cool stuff I saw.  

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Portland Street Food

Portland has a really vibrant street food scene. I don’t remember this from previous trips there, but it had been a while and maybe I just wasn’t in the right part of town on those trips. But in my wanderings … Continue reading

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Portland Outdoor Store

On my way to the doughnut place came across the Portland Outdoor Store and couldn’t resist going in. Of course they have boots. I’m just looking. Oh well maybe I’ll try some on. Then I had to pretend I was thinking about … Continue reading

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street signs

A couple in Portland that I had not seen before.

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Da Tung & Xi’an Bao Bao

On my way to Powell’s I came across this wonderful statue in a small park. An unexpected delight, I was quite enjoying looking at and photographing it, but then there was also an explanatory plaque, which gave information about what … Continue reading

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Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe

In looking through Portland food guide books I also noticed entries for candy and CHOCOLATE! I’d actually seen the Moonstruck chocolate bars in stores, then it turns out that they also have a few of their own locations of super amazing … Continue reading

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