7.11.2010

Oaks Bottom

Pip and I had a fabulous day out yesterday. Eager to enjoy sub-90s temperatures (seriously what is this shit I am tempted to move back to England) we hopped on our bikes and had an adventure! We're fortunate enough to live in Portland, where we have the Springwater corridor. A multi-use (but no motorized vehicles!) pathway that winds throughout the city and connects various parks. I haven't explored much of it, yet, but we did make it up to the temporary closure point in Sellwood.

Only after we'd taken a ton of photographs though!

Little purple flower

Little purple flower in the footpath along the Willamette.

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I found this little guy all tired out at the tadpole pond in the Oaks Bottom Wildlife refuge.

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And what do tadpoles make? Little frogs!

All in all we managed to cycle 16 miles, stopping for hamburgers and fries at Mike's in Sellwood before turning home. It's a terrible life.

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