Month: July 2017

A Magnificent, Suitably Scaled Historic Hotel in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park was formed in 1890. Who signed the first legislation that protected key parts of the park? President Abe Lincoln. In 1864 he gave the Yo-semite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias to the state of

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An Urban Oasis – in Portland’s Pearl District

What a delight was in store for us when finding Tanner Springs Park in downtown Portland’s Pearl District several weeks ago! This 1-acre urban park, occupying a city block, was created back in 2010 by a team of landscape architects

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