Just a short post because I'm paying for Internet use by the minute - I'll write more later offline and paste it in a post.
The kids and I are fine and staying in this gorgeous Oregon State Park on our (unexpected) way to Portland. Petunia Smart Car arrived at the Mercedes Benz authorized Smart Car service this morning after a ride on a truck carrier. They probably won't even look at her until Monday so I'm taking my time getting to Portland.
If anybody knows of good places to stay in Floribunda while waiting for the repair work to be completed, Petunia is in south-west Portland right near Willamette River. More to come later.