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.
Random photos from three countries, five gardens, one celestial event and one Instagram account. The month started with a trip to the dahlia fields. Smoke from forest fires in British Columbia and southern Oregon blanketed us much of August. (This is top of Mt Hood peeking out through the haze as I flew over […]
As I mentioned in my last post, I recently spent several days in Edinburgh, Scotland. One of those days I dipped below the border into Northumberland, a county in northern England. While there is much that could be said about the trip, perhaps I’m best off leaving it to the pictures. They are an incomplete […]
Recently, I visited Scotland. In a few brief days, I explored Edinburgh and the areas around the Scottish/English border.* I had the opportunity to climb through the ruins of buildings, mostly churches and monasteries. These carefully preserved, centuries-old stones stand as monuments to a distant and somewhat mysterious past. On these stones, underneath this sky, […]
For the past six weeks or so, I’ve been intensely focused. My world has pretty much shrunk to the walls of my office and the data coalescing on my monitor. Once in a while, I make brief forays into the outside world to stock up on food or to convince friends that I haven’t actually […]