It was supposed to be a quick weekend jaunt. A Portland getaway. Fly up, hang out, see friends, eat, return. In, out. Easy, peasy.
Of course, while I was there this time, I'd want to make a trip out to the coast. See a beach I'd seen a picture of, see another beach I'd pinned on Pinterest. Oh, and visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory where it seemed every family member of mine had been but me. And get to Multnomah Falls. I'd need a car, of course.
And if I'd be driving, I could drive all the way to Hood River. Presumably my friend living in Eugene would join me in Portland, maybe I could drive her all the way home? Maybe I could just drive to Eugene to start?
That, my friends, is how a two-day weekend trip to Portland quickly morph into an eight-day road trip.Read More