Impressions on a Blank Slate

Portland, Oregon is not one of those places folks talk about a lot.  The city is rarely in the news – real or entertainment – which would imply to me that is lacks both famous people and significant crime.  I don’t hold either of these things against it.  Here is what trying to conjure up ideas of Portland made me think of before I actually went to Portland:

  • Maybe it’s like Seattle
  • I think it might rain a lot there
  • Isn’t that where those mini grapes come from?
  • Was Portland somewhere you stopped in the game “Oregon Trail”? Continue reading