Portland / October 2014
About two hours out of Chicago the land gets very
mysterious and alien. How did the pioneers brave such
Just right for the City of Roses, even in October!
What is there to beat the Farmers' Market at Portland State?
Not much in my view. I wanted to buy everything.
Smashing pumpkins, squash.
Wanted to try that one a 2nd time:
En route to Silverton
Silverton is full of murals
Donald R. Pettit, Silverton's astronaut (r.), was aboard the Space Station 6 months (a record)
The gardens, a short walk away, are extensive and varied.
They have conjured the illusion of Italy.
Outside Silverton, the Benedictine monastery, located by fine tradition atop a hill
Soccer in progress, casting a long shadow