I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, winter in the Pacific Northwest is extraordinary. I’ve taken to calling it “mixed greens” in my head, as the forests are a study in every possible shade and texture of green. On a 50-degree January day (let’s just take a moment for this midwesterner to process […]
Twice I’ve driven by Smith Rock. Once I could barely able to make it out in the fog. The other time it was crawling with triathletes. It seemed… OK. Perhaps I should explain. I’m not really a rock person. I don’t love the red rock and desert landscapes of the southwest. Arid landscapes make my […]
This is my third autumn in the Pacific Northwest, and I still am dazzled by the season. After spending most of my life in the Midwest, where the landscape is either dead or covered with snow from October to April, fall and winter in Oregon is a revelation. First, there is the moss, vivid and […]
A selection of what captured my attention, lately. I haven’t been traveling as much, but that gave me an opportunity to explore my corner of the world… a place I can’t get enough of. (Oh, and there are flowers. Because this is me after all.) The Oregon Coast – not shot in black and white, […]
Spring takes an age to unfold, but autumn simply appears overnight. Or maybe that’s just how it seems to someone who has been too long indoors as of late. All pictures taken by me on an amble on Sauvie Island using a Nikon DSLR.