Category Archives: Foliage and Landscape

Tualatin Wildlife Refuge

April 21, 2018 A couple of buddies and I went out to the local wildlife refuge today. Even though trains don’t roll through it – like the Ridgefield Refuge – there was plenty to see. Jay is updating his plant … Continue reading

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Garfield Park Conseravtory – Chicago

On our Chicago trip today we went with our son (our daughter-in-law had performances all day) and grandsons to the Garfield Park Conservatory in west Chicago. It’s a huge building with lots of different temperature and humidity controlled rooms for … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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Late Winter Sunset

It appears as though winter may be loosening its grip; we enjoyed a sunny somewhat warm day. As we were eating dinner we were transfixed by the light on the trees in the green space behind our house. The sun … Continue reading

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Ridgefield Winter Trains and Birds

NOTE December 15, 2017. This week I updated my Adobe Lightroom (Classic) to get the latest updates. Word on the internet is that the updated Auto Tone function in the Basic panel has improved; it now adjusts clarity, vibrance, and … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining … Continue reading

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Late Summer Roadtrip: Mesa Verde, CO

September 5, 2017 Before I write about Mesa Verde I want to go back and mention a delicious lunch we had the day before in Moab, Utah. We’ve been through Moab a few times, most recently two years ago when … Continue reading

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