asher63 (asher63) wrote,


It was 20 years ago that I first moved to Portland. I lived there until the end of 2017, with a hiatus from 2007 to 2013 when I lived in San Francisco. When I first moved there, it was a beautiful, friendly, safe city. No more.

The last four years - from the beginning of 2014, when I moved back from SF, to the end of 2017, when I moved out of the city to take a job near Scappoose - it became clear that the Portland I had known and loved was gone and was not coming back.

For the latest from Portland, you can read Andy's feed -

So, it is what it is. I'm living in Hillsboro now, about 10 miles to the west of Portland proper, and it's a whole different world.
Tags: home, portland

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