Yeah, Portland is neither a major major city nor a hub for any major US Airlines that I'm aware of, so flights there will be tough no matter where you're talking about coming from.
Kate I didn't know you met tangy, how fun!
Luckily, at least in April, the weather is a lot better, which would allow for much wider possibilities for outdoor ties throughout the whole south
We could have it in Baton Rouge, LA, where I live. The PMAC stadium would be perfect for lots of reasons.