One of the benefits of living in this city is the amazing amount of parks and natural areas. Today we went to Forest Park and hiked a tiny portion of the Wildwood Trail near Pittock Mansion. It was Rex’s first hike and he seemed to really enjoy it.
I’d scored a $10 kids Poang on Craigslist, but the seller lived waaaay out in NW Portland. So far in NW that we drove through Forest Park to get there. Since it was about a 30 minute drive from our house, we decided to make an outing out of it. We all wore our boots* and enjoyed a bit of mud and nature.
Afterwards, we hit up Lucky Lab Brewing on NW Quimby for a bit of lunch and a beer for Sam. It POURED rain and hailed for a bit just after we arrived. Then, all of a sudden it just stopped and the sun came out like it had never happened. The weather here is weird.
The Poang is in fantastic shape and looks almost new. I washed the cover and could barely get it back on before Rex climbed in. He’s quite pleased with his new chair and I’m quite pleased about my $20 savings.
*Rex is wearing Stonz booties. They were a little pricey, but well worth it for my small-footed unsure walker. He’s been wearing them since crawling and we often pair them with rain pants from LL Bean.