Category Archives: Foliage and Landscape

Providence Bridge Stride 2017

August 13, 2017 Without a doubt my favorite Portland walk is the annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride. It is special because it only happens one day a year. The city shuts down many of the bridges in town for … Continue reading

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Walking in the Neighborhood

I try to get out and walk quite a bit. It’s so much easier in the summer than the winter. The light and absence of rain makes it easy to get out most any time – though this summer we’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Train Trip: LA to Chicago

July 15-17, 2017 The second leg of our trip has been on my bucket list since before there were bucket lists – ┬álate 50’s and early 60’s. As I shared before, my Grandpa Baker lived in Winslow, Arizona and we … Continue reading

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Trains and Birds at Ridgefield Bird Sancutary

May 20, 2017 It’s been too long since I went out with my camera to capture some photos of the world. If you own a camera but don’t go out to take pictures then you aren’t a photographer, you’re just … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

We’ve had plenty of winter this winter – school kids have missed five days already – not counting today. As I drove home from work last night the first few snow flakes were dropping. As we ate dinner and went … Continue reading

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Our Garden

August 13, 2016 I recently bought a new camera (Sony A7Rii) and a couple of nice lenses: Sony FE 24-240 and a Sony 90mm Macro G. I bought the new gear because I wanted some nice lenses. Sony is moving … Continue reading

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Long Beach, WA and Mt St Helens

August 28-29, 2016 We had been home from our epic road tip about a month and our feet were itching so we thought it would be fun to head out to the coast. Over the past few years we’ve been … Continue reading

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