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Smart Growth

I was wandering around historic downtown Greenville, TX (rather depressing, but with so much potential) over Labor Day weekend, and stumbled onto this:

Rather cool, and certainly unexpected, but I gotta say I haven’t seen much evidence of the principles being put into practice…

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Bookending it at Amnesia

Back at Amnesia for our last night in PDX.

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Desolation IPA. Beautiful color and extremely bright!

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New Boots!

I took advantage of the market for mountaineering gear up here in PDX to pick up some new boots. They’re Scarpa Mont Blanc GTXs, and my first pair of genuine mountaineering boots.20120826-144954.jpg

My feet got incredibly cold while climbing Pico de Orizaba back in March, so these have been on the wish list for a while. Now I need to get some crampons and start planning the next trip!

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Day 2, Brewery #2

Double Mountain Brewery in Hood River, OR

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Cristen’s 1st Beer in Portland

At Amnesia Brewing in PDX. Vacation++

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91 Octane Electrons

When charging up a car2go Smart ED, always be sure you’re filling with minimum 91 octane electrons.

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