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Well OK, it’s one of the top “pop up” markets (meaning everyone completely sets up and tears down everything in a day) in the United States which is open year-round. I think that’s pretty awesome. Plus lots of great scenes of traversing downtown Portland in the fall!

Season 3, Episode 4

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.

Plus shoutout to the Portland Radio Ponies for their awesome appearance on the Portland Streetcar!

#portland #oregonexplored #vlog

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All the places a car can’t go make the Pearl District a joy to walk. I’m always on the lookout for those hidden paths and courtyards when out for a stroll.

#portland

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Apparently this is the face I make when I’m out scouting for good portrait locations and I decide to take a selfie with a “model pose” for full effect. 🤓😝

#portland

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So you can take the Portland Aerial Tram up to the OSHU complex near Stonehenge radio tower, which I knew, but what I didn’t know is you can veer right as soon as you get off the tram and walk along an AMAZING patio area that overlooks the whole frickin’ Willamette Valley/Portland area—cafe tables and all.

Oh I’m coming back up here, no doubt about it!
#portland #oregonexplored

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Announcing a brand new show in the works called Your Valuable! No, that’s not incorrect grammer. It stands for:

  • Your Valuable Apps
  • Your Valuable Art
  • Your Valuable Content
  • Your Valuable Connections
  • Your Valuable Data
  • Your Valuable Devices

It’s a show about how to take back control from Big Tech companies who monetize your valuable stuff for their own nefarious purposes. Learn via hands-on reviews, demonstrations, tips & techniques all about the products that can REALLY help you on a daily basis make amazing artistic creations and upgrade your life to be more fun, free, and rewarding!

(Also in the video…a walkabout near Tanner Springs and other Pearl District locations in Portland, Oregon.)

Season 3, Episode 1

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #vlog

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Last weekend we took a family jaunt over to Broughton Beach. It’s on the Oregon side of the Columbia River just west of PDX airport.

Let’s just say I’m a huge fan of river beaches now. You get most of the fun of the oceanside without the crazy waves and wind! (And hour+ drive from Portland…)

#portland #oregonexplored

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Due to circumstances somewhat beyond my control, I had to upgrade my #iPhone from a 7 Plus to a XR (Coral, looks dope). The enchanced photo processing combined with the wide gamut display means photos like this really pop! I do miss the 2X zoom lens from my iPhone 7 Plus, but otherwise, the iPhone XR is a really solid product and I’m enjoying it tremendously.

Taken at Tanner Springs Park in #portland

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On a family outing in #portland last weekend, we saw this classic Buick parked along the street—gleaming in the sunlight and in absolutely imacculate condition inside and out. Now I’ve never had a particular interest in owning and maintaining classic cars, but if I did…I’d want this one. 😎

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It’s a very, very wet day in Portland, but I’m here to brave the elements and tell you all about Forest Park, one of the crown jewels of the Portland, Oregon area. Don’t miss some of the epic waterfalls I saw on the hike!

Season 2, Episode 9

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


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Only two days left before 2019! How are you spending your remaining time?

(Photo taken earlier this month…I’m mainly just chillin’ at home over the holidays!)

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I stayed overnight in download Portland, Oregon so I could get some awesome timelapse and slow-motion footage of the Willamette River and the city. Happy to report that Portland delivered big time!!!

Season 2, Episode 6

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #vlog

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Light trails on the Hawthorn Bridge

The Hawthorne Bridge is a truss bridge with a vertical lift that spans the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, joining Hawthorne Boulevard and Madison Street. It is the oldest vertical-lift bridge in operation in the United States and the oldest highway bridge in Portland. It is also the busiest bicycle and transit bridge in Oregon, with over 8,000 cyclists and 800 TriMet buses (carrying about 17,400 riders) daily.

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Theaters, urban parks, old churches, classic 19th and early 20th-century architecture — Portland’s Cultural District has it all.

Watch the video for this week’s essentialism challenge and let me how it’s going for you!

Season 2, Episode 5

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #vlog

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This week’s challenge is to practice the power of observation! Learn all about a fantastic awareness training technique I learned from Mindsight by Dr. Daniel Siegel. And of course more Portland awesomeness, more trains, and more coffee! (Yes, Portland has some of the best coffee around. It’s sort of our thing.)

Season 2, Episode 2

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #vlog #lifehacks

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At last, the video you most definitely weren’t waiting for, but got anyway! I’m rebooting my channel with a new name and a new focus, and I’m committing to releasing new videos every week. They won’t all be as “produced” as this one, but hopefully they’ll be fun and exciting and inspirational enough to be worthy of your interest. So please like, subscribe, yada yada, and let me know what you think!

Season 2, Episode 1

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #minimalism #lifehacks #vlog

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Working in the Pearl District of #portland when it’s such gorgeous weather out feels like cheating. If there’s any legit use of the hashtag “blessed,” this is it!

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Over the weekend, I spent a glorious day in #portland shooting a mega ton of footage for the trailer to my revamped YouTube channel. Also got to put my new Canon EOS 77D through its paces. I’m wild with anticipation how the final edit’s going to turn out! 🙌‬

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We’re approaching the end of the main season for rose blossoms, so I was thrilled that the Rose Garden up in Washington Park in Portland, OR still has some exquisite roses blooming. Check it out if you’re in the area…one of my favorite spots in the city!
#portland #oregonexplored

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Now that Bird e-scooters have come to #portland, I was finally able to see what all the fuss is about. Infrastrucure and safety issues aside…wow, these are fun to ride! I got the same thrill of excitement when accelerating as I did when I first tried an e-assist bike a couple of years ago. I didn’t go very far because I forgot to bring a helmet and didn’t want to tempt fate, but I can definitely imagine using these a lot whenever I come into town (as long as I remember to bring my helmet!).

Oh, and here’s phrase I never thought I’d hear uttered: The Portland Scooter War.

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Coinbase to open large Portland office

San Francisco cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase confirmed its plans to open a downtown Portland office and offered more details on its Rose City plans.

The fast-growing company intends to hire up to 100 people in Portland as part of an office that will include customer support, finance, compliance, IT and human resources, the company said in an announcement.

“Opening a new office in Portland will help us tap into the city’s incredibly talented, innovative open-source and blockchain communities,” said Tina Bhatnagar, vice president of operations and technology in a written statement.

Despite the extremely rocky road that #cryptocurrency has traversed this year, I remain very bullish on this technology. I believe the future of #finance and transactional systems is clearly on the side of software-based monetary constructs, and no other company I’m aware of is better positioned right now to drive us toward that future than Coinbase. (Full disclosure: I own a very modest amount of cryptocurrency.)

#portland has been a hotbed for financial startups for quite a while now (Simple is but one example), so it makes a great deal of sense for Coinbase to establish a large presence here. Hopefully that will serve to strengthen the fintech industry here overall.

#payments

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Eating lunch at the new food court at Pioneer Place (downtown mall in #portland) and so far the ambient music playing has featured Invisible Touch by Genesis, Stepping Out by Joe Jackson, and Under African Skies by Paul Simon. Ah, the sounds of my childhood…

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I posted this photo on Reddit a couple of days ago, and shortly thereafter someone pointed out that it contained a hidden Peace symbol. Then another commentor noted that it was a left-wing Peace symbol at that. I love Reddit. 😂😂😂

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I had the opportunity to take my family on a tour of the U.S.S. Portland, docked here in its namesake city for a formal commissioning. A fine #ship it is! We got to meet some of the crew and see quite a few areas in nearly all decks. Also enjoyed the lovely weather after nearly a week of rain! #portland




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