Portland, Oregon

I've been dreaming of Portland lately.  I used to live part-time in this amazing city when working as a playwright and actor.  And when I wasn't living there, I'd hop the train down from Seattle, visit friends, and get my groove back.  I love this city.  It was therefore, with great joy and nostalgia that I found these wonderful photos of Portland life by Lauren Nelson over at The Urban Hippie.  Her work is full of rich texture with and eye for beauty in the mundane.  I was immediately entranced.  Enjoy!