Pacific Northwest warmth

One thing that I can say for sure after living in New York for about five years is that pretty much everywhere else I go in the country, everyone always seems a lot warmer and friendlier. We arrived in Portland this afternoon, and while driving through the streets of downtown, Chris kept exclaiming how nice people were; even pedestrians give right-of-way to drivers and wave them on, and when drivers make mistakes like we did, other cars don’t honk their horns. While near Powell’s City of Books, he bumped into someone on the sidewalk, and that person he bumped into apologized to him! 

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