Tulips, take 2

As I mentioned last year, I have been looking forward to this year's outing to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival! We found time to go on a Wednesday afternoon to avoid the big crowds. The tulips were at their peak, the sun was out--it was a gorgeous day to see some gorgeous flowers. Mt Hood in... Continue Reading →

Rose Garden

Last Saturday, the weather held nicely all day, so at the last minute, we decided to make a quick trip to the Rose Garden. The two of us went there on our first trip to Portland, in September 2011: Even though it was so late in the year, there were still a ton of beautiful... Continue Reading →

Rhododendron Garden

Last fall and winter, I joined a bunch of Meetup.com groups, in hopes of meeting people and learning about interesting places in Portland. One was a group called New to Portland Moms. Well! That's exactly who I was (or who I was about to be)! They are a very active group, with outings most days... Continue Reading →

Tulip Festival!

On Thursday afternoon, we did an afternoon outing at the Woodburn Tulip Festival! Though I grew up in the Seattle suburbs, I never went to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. I would hear about it and be so interested, but I never made the effort to actually go. A few weeks ago I was thinking... Continue Reading →

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