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For our 15th wedding anniversary, we went on the Spirit of Portland Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Columbia River. It was an awesome experience! I was nervous about it not only because it was pouring down rain and cloudy all day, but also because I sometimes have crippling anxiety and since I had never been on a large boat, I had no idea how I might be feeling. Thanks to Norman, all was well. He really is great comfort when it comes to dealing with my anxiety. As we gathered to board the sternwheeler, the clouds parted and the sun came out! We enjoyed a gorgeous sunset on the Columbia Gorge. The crew was funny and informative and the captain shared details of the surrounding views along the way.