i am an unrequited astronomer, pretend patient, gentle adventurer, pedal enthusiast, recovering calligrapher, occasional thespian and unfinished poet living in portland, oregon. contacting me via email is usually a good idea.
i missed my first craigslist meeting! yahoo maps says shute park is only four miles away from highway 26 on cornell, which turns into 10th. so i set my odometer and at mile 5, i began to get a little worried, and then i passed one of the intel campuses (hi, alex!), and finally at the airport, mile 6, i turned around to get directions. that took me all the way back to the shell station, and the woman inside said, "sorry; i don't know. you might want to try asking someone in walgreens." so away i went, and fortunately, someone in walgreens did know that eventually, yes, the street i was on was going to turn into 10th and then two blocks up would be the library and the park. and so then i had to go back the way i had come, and at around mile 8, yes, it did become 10th, and then five blocks later was the library. it was now 12:40, and i was supposed to meet greg at 12. so i walked around the whole park and i asked two guys who looked like they were waiting for something if they were greg, but no, so i watched the kids play in the big woodchip pile and then went back home.
i had just enough time to clean up after amelia (in the hall! arrrggh!), toss her into the bathroom, whirl around, and head to the fox theatre to see a mighty wind with bob, which was cute enough (i think i still want to see best of show). then i came home. i'm going to camas, wa. tonight. whee!