Is Portland a great city or what?

Aug 7th, 2007, 02:51 PM
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Judy--Yes, it can get chilly down there at night, even in the heart of summer. I will be sort of near there this weekend at Sunriver (just south of Bend) and am looking forward to early walks in the chilly air.
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Aug 7th, 2007, 03:19 PM
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hi kimamom, thanks for the suggestion of wildwood (we've been there before and won't have time this trip to go again).

mms: will be going to the museum tomorrow and i can't wait. will keep you posted.

today we drove about 30 minutes south of portland to Sauvie Island and picked blueberries from a local farm.
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Aug 8th, 2007, 08:27 AM
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Sauvie Island is really cool, we also love to pick our own flowers there! ***kim***
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Aug 8th, 2007, 06:38 PM
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Well the Rembrandt exhibition was unbelievable. It included many other artists (mostly students of Rembrandt) so it was a very comprehensive showing of the art/artists/times during the 1600's.
Had dinner at the new restaurant Terroir - corner of MLK Blvd and Freemont. The have full price and half price meals. It was good and had a pleasant ambiance.
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Aug 9th, 2007, 08:01 AM
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nanabee--I knew you would love that exhibit!
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Aug 9th, 2007, 09:14 AM
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Well I guess I gotta go now, too. Both to the Rembrandt exhibit and Terroir. Thanks for the report, nanabee.
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Aug 9th, 2007, 08:11 PM
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hi beachbum - well had the best meal at Fenoil (you and others have mentioned this place many times). We went between 2 and 5 pm and got an abbreviated meal that includes dishes from their lunch and dnner menu. We had the best meal and the prices are a little less than the full dinner meal. It is exceptional.

Hope you enjoy the Rembrandt art show!
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