Tag: Portland

SLC and PDX – A Glimpse Of Two Airports

Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) Portland International Airport (PDX) Although I’ve lived in Salt Lake City for more years of my life, I still consider Portland home. For my birthday this year, my husband let me take a solo trip home. Some people consider airports a necessary evil, but I happen to like most airports. […]

Travel

Flashback Friday: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana

Smells Like Teen Spirit album

In the early 1990’s, alternative music was just that – alternative. When the 4-chord riffs of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” hit the airwaves in 1992, it was a turning point in alternative music – alternative was now mainstream. Kurt Cobain led the 3-man band Nirvana. In the late 80’s, they¬†developed a style for their songs […]

Culture

Oregon Travelogue

Saturday, the three of us arose early to get ready to leave for the airport. My visiting teacher Sue drove us to DTW bright and early. We ate a quick breakfast at the airport, and got boarding passes without too much trouble. Rosie and I flew towards Portland (flying Northwest via Northwest) and Taylor flew […]