portland places : A Lunch Cruise on the Portland Spirit


I can make a production out of just about anything. Give me an occasion, and I'll give you an outfit. I'll also show up late to the occasion, for a little dramatic flair. Because boarding the Portland Spirit on time wouldn't be nearly as fun as holding up a ship full of tourists as I sprint down the waterfront in full cruise-regalia with my heels in my hand as my blue-blazered date waits on the dock... now would it?

Logan and I both work at the hotel, so we're always recommending day trips and activities that we've never actually done ourselves. Saturday we changed all that. Logan took me on a lunch cruise on the Portland Spirit, where we enjoyed a whiskey press while sailing up the Willamette River. 

I wore wrist-length silk gloves and nobody got left on shore ... so I'd say, it was a winning day all around. As Holden Caulfield said : "If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody."

9 comments:

  1. as per usual, gorgeous photos! logan is just the cutest... new beau perhaps?

    love love love!

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    1. it was such a fun day, Allie! It's nice to be a tourist in your own city. And no - Logan is just my most fun work buddy!

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  2. I would recommend _________, followed by a raving review of how great the food is or how awesome the view is, or anything in general that will sway the guest. I have to admit I have followed victim of this, I figure after living in San Diego for 7+ years now I should be able to send people to participate in a wide variety of cool experiences. If only I had experienced them all myself. Cue me talking about the hornblower cruise that I experinced with my Freshman year roommate as she rocked "sweatshirt sexy" ... now that is the gods honest truth!!

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  3. There is so much class in the first picture and last picture that I can't handle it. Love the gloves!

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  4. Fab pic! And great quote! Ahoy!

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  5. You are beyond freaking adorable. The gloves? I DIE. I want your entire outfit. Or, at least I'd like you to come shopping with me and help me find something equally fantastic. ;)

    Sightseeing in your own backyard is always the best, isn't it? :)

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  6. Gah! I love this post but I hate you.. I have that quote written down to use in a future post. No one will believe I didn't copy it from you ;)

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