I'm trying to post directly to my blog from email using my iPod, which
is why this post will likely suck.
I'm in Portland checking out the town and the Lewis & Clark law
school. Tonight I went to an alumni reception, which was as stuffy as
it sounds (but as hip as such a reception could be). Tomorrow I see
the school itself, take a tour, have a mock class and so on.
Portland seems very nice so far. It is quite clean for an urban
environment. The river mesmerizes me, since there is really precious
little water in Utah, and all our "rivers" (or "cricks" if you're an
authentic local) are 100th the width of the Portland rivers. That's
cool. The air is moist accordingly, which makes my desert skin feel
flooded. But the climate, even on this overcast day, seems quite
I fortuitously met a friend already. I was having a slice in a pizza
joint and looking at my map when she approached me on account of her
being lost and my having a map. Turns out we were both here for the
same reason and we have a lot of similarities besides. For instance,
we are both non religious and both met our boyfriends on myspace.
Among many other little things. She seems cool and down to earth.
Neither of us is sure we will go here, but if we both do, I will have
a friend and that's great!
I should sleep now. I've had many beers and this law preview tomorrow
is early. Ungodly so. Sadists.