Some people can’t handle the weather in Portland.
To be honest, I’m not sure I could manage it permanently… As much as I care about to visit the city, all the bleak gray skies & rain gets decrucial after a few afternoons, so I could never live here.
That said, this dreary, wet neighborhood will consistently hold a special place in my heart. This is where Jenny & I came when we eloped, but her parents didn’t approve of me, & since her Dad was a cop Jenny was dangerous to date! But we fell in love, & on a whim the two of us ran off to Portland for a long weekend, where we saw a Justice of the Peace & got married, i am proud to say her parents were wrong about me, & Jenny & I have been happily married for a decade, and every year we come back to Portland to revisit our past. It isn’t consistently on our anniversary, but sometime around that date we return to Portland, rent a hotel room, & have another honeymoon. Having a honeymoon every year is a remarkable way to keep a marriage fresh & exciting, & the killer Portland cannabis doesn’t hurt either. Jenny & I consistently stop by a cannabis shop when we arrive in Portland, so we have lots of “party favors” for the weekend. I never mind when the weather in Portland is overcast & rainy, because that’s how it was on our first honeymoon, of course cannabis wasn’t legal in Portland back then, but otherwise the neighborhood remains unchanged.