Wow, it was quite a surprise to arrive home this evening on a flight from sunny and warm Long Beach, California to find that Portland had thrown out the fluffy white welcome mat. Mile73‘s Heather and I spent Xmas with her lovely and amusing family in Los Angeles. We’d glanced at the Portland forecasts, and had no inkling that we would be arriving home to Snowpocalypse 2.*
The Red Line from the airport was the most crowded I have ever seen it, but Heather and I staked a claim to a spot by the door and a handhold on the overhead bar. There were some TriMet bad weather schedule shenanigans at the Rose Garden, but we finally, after a surprisingly short time, made our way home to find a kitty starved for attention and a 55 degree apartment.
Anyway, I apologize for the lack of posting the past few days, and am pleased to inform you all that Dave Knows Portland is returning to a normal programming schedule as of right now.
* Just a little over a year ago we had some pretty nasty weather too, as you may recall. You may recall from last winter the gem below from Mike Vogel: