If you like quirky, Portland is the city for you. Truth be told, it reminds me a lot of Denver: the outdoors, beer and food. But Portland has been getting a lot of attention over the past couple of years, and let me tell you– the hype is true. It’s a pretty sweet place, as Will and I discovered on our whirlwind trip last month. And while we only had 48 hours in the city, we capitalized on every single minute. Read on for details on how we spent our 48 hours in Portland!
It was pure pandemonium.
Seven Husky sled dogs of various colors are bouncing and yipping, howling and nipping at each other while tied to the sled line. A single metal hook digs into the snow, acting as an anchor: this piece of metal is the only thing holding that entire line of friendly furballs in place. The second that brake is lifted? It’s like a bullet out of gun!
If you’ve read my blog for at least a year, then you’ve heard this plea before: I’m asking for toy donations for Pine Ridge.
Now, for the backstory…
Captain’s Log, Stardate 111215: I’m in the 12th day of my veggie experiment and thus far, things are going well.
If anyone gets my reference, you’ll make my inner nerd a happy person!
For the second consecutive year, I trekked westward to Moab, Utah for the annual trail racing series. And just like last year, I ran the half marathon. Spoiler: if a race is even better the second year when compared to the first, you know it’s a winner!