Monthly Archives: May 2007

Portland Tram

Last weekend, I took a ride on the [Portland Tram]( The Tram opened this February and goes from the South Waterfront to OHSU on Marquam Hill. The tower is easily visible just south of Ross Island Bridge and just south of I-5. The cost was a rather large $4. I went on Saturday but it […]

Silver Falls

Two weeks ago, I went to [Silver Falls State Park]( with my coworker Tim and his wife Nariyo. This was my fourth time going to Silver Falls, which is east of Salem, and their first time. Only did a little bit of hiking and saw North Falls, walked the short trial to Upper North Falls. […]

BarCamp Portland

On May 12, I went to [BarCamp Portland](, an ad-hoc tech mini-convention at [CubeSpace]( I got there late in the afternoon and only went to a couple of talks. I went to a talk on Open Hardware and one on scaling Ruby. I saw a couple of people I knew but didn’t really chat much. […]

Gaelic Storm

On April 28, I saw [Gaelic Storm]( at the [Aladdin Theater]( They are one of my favorite bands, a high energy Irish band. They also turned out to be an awesome live band.

Vancouver Waterfront

A month ago I discovered a nice spot that I didn’t know existed in Vancouver. [Vancouver’s Waterfront Park]( starts at the east end of the Interstate Bridge. It connects to a path that goes along the Columbia River passing through [Marine Park]( and Tidewater Cove. The road, Columbia Way, and the sidewalk also go under […]