We spent the day across the mighty Columbia River in the storied land of Portlandia.
Our first order of business was to visit my lifelong friend, Zach Oldham.
I hadn't seen him in 6 years and his roommate in 10. It felt so good to be in their presence.
From there we went to a gear store for some camp stove fuel and a stocking cap that actually fits my head. We found both!
Tummies growling, we made our way to one of my favorite burger chains.
My sister, Megann, introduced me to Burgerville almost a decade ago. Local ingredients, seasonal menu, good service, and STILL fast.
Blackberry smoothies and shakes?! In season!
When I close my eyes I can still taste it.
We stopped by and visited Bob and Wendee, who have been sending Britt's packages to her. They are also the parents of her best friend and fellow PCT hiker, J Walk. It was wonderful to visit with them.
Once home, we made pizza for Britt's parents and enjoyed an evening in with them.