Archive for September, 2013

Vantage Climbing

Vantage Climbing

I had an incredible time climbing with Marne and Una, two fellow WilSkills alumni living in Seattle. Vantage is just over two hours from Seattle and is a great spot to escape the rain. The basalt columns and bright green…

Bike Tour to Cascade Locks

Bike Tour to Cascade Locks

  I cycled to Cascade Locks from Portland with ten others. The 45-mile ride winds through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and the last ten miles leading into Cascade Locks are on a multi-use path. The destination of…

Current Loves, September 2013

Current Loves, September 2013

Now that I’m back in Portland, I’ve had some time to revisit some of my favorite spots and find some new ones, enjoying great music and literature along the way.   Base Camp Brewing Company offers two exceptional Reds, a…

Catching Up, Part 3

Catching Up, Part 3

I arranged informational interviews in the Northeast to learn more about the transportation profession, find more career opportunities, and share the lessons learned from my research project in Australia. Signs of change in the Northeast are everywhere. The demographics of…