Running the 503: A Journey in Pictures

I documented a little bit of what it’s like to kick it in my hood today.  Come along with me.

Hey, look! The rain is slacking off! Where are my shoes?

Hey, look! The rain is slacking off! Where are my shoes?

Road Conditions: Dry. Yup, if all that water's in the ditch, there isn't any left to sog up the road.

Road Conditions: Dry. Yup, if all that water’s in the ditch, there isn’t any left to sog up the road.

There goes *that* route. It was a 10 foot wide bike path before the blackberries started in last week.

There goes *that* route. It was a 10 foot wide bike path before the blackberries started in last week.

I had to ford this mighty stream just like my homesteading ancestors.

I had to ford this mighty stream just like my homesteading ancestors.

In the distance, you can see the house where the aviation magnate slowly descended into madness and bankruptcy. It's available!

In the distance, you can see the house where the aviation magnate slowly descended into madness and bankruptcy. It’s available!

The water skiers must be making a late start today.

The water skiers must be making a late start today.

Yay! Oregon hopscotch!

Yay! Oregon hopscotch!

I nearly lost the oxen in this one, but some quick thinking by Pa kept the wagon dry.

I nearly lost the oxen in this one, but some quick thinking by Pa kept the wagon dry.

This will be dry enough to mow by August 2016.

This should be dry enough to mow by August 2016.

And....I'm done for today. All the way done. I'm going to get on my makeshift scooter and insist that the kids push me around for the rest of the day.

And….I’m done for today. All the way done. I’m going to get on my makeshift scooter and insist that the kids push me around for the rest of the day.

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