Happy World Penguin Day! To celebrate, here’s a spoon from the Portland Zoo with a tiny penguin on it. Back before Portlandia “put a bird on it” the city of Portland famously “put a penguin on it” in a campaign to help raise awareness about our friends in the south. This spoon was one of […]
Picked up this spoon on a trip to Portland with my two daughters in February 2012.
On January 23, 1806, exactly 210 years ago, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were camped out at Fort Clatsop along the Pacific Coast, close to what would eventually become Pacific Beach, Oregon. According to their journals, they were spending a lot of time documenting plants.