Be a Voice, Be Diplomatic

It’s a typical morning on my way to work, except it’s now cloudy and cold when I walk to the bus stop. It’s November. It’s supposed to be cold. I check my phone every few seconds to watch the updated transit tracker tell me how far the bus is. It’s still two minutes away, just…

Lan Su Chinese Garden

I enjoy living in the city, especially a city that has these small neighborhoods making it feel like a town. But, I also get the urge to be in nature frequently. Sometimes you don’t want to go far to feel like you are in nature. Fortunately, Portland has many beautiful parks and gardens. One of…

Coyote Wall Hike

Coyote Wall Hike on the Washington side of the Gorge is a medium challenge hike that quickly ascends up the hill side about half way through the hike. At first, we did a zigzag up the hill in a wide open meadow – making sure to turn around and look at the vast view. It was…