Category Archives: Foliage and Landscape

Columbia Gorge Trip

Trip Dates: August 3&4, 2018 After working on my camera skills for moving trains this summer it was time to head out on an adventure. We drive out the Columbia Gorge a few times a year – usually on the … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Day 3: Leaving

Date of visit: July 17, 2018 We just had a short visit so on Tuesday it was time to go. But first breakfast at the Nye Beach Cafe in Nye Beach We got there before they opened up; one website … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Day 2

Date of visit: July 16, 2018 Our first stop was the Oregon Coast Aquarium – really it is the reason we picked Newport as our destination. We seem to remember visiting here years ago when the kids were young; perhaps … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon

June 17, 2018 My sister-in-law was over for dinner and a movie tonight; As we walked outside a crescent moon was shining over the neighborhood. I ran in and got my tripod and camera. And a black-and-white version This was … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Flowers

May 29, 2018 A couple of weeks ago – May 13 to be exact – it seemed our whole neighborhood was in bloom. I wandered around with my camera.¬†Things got busy – we went to the Oregon coast and I … Continue reading

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Maui!

April 22 ==> 28, 2018 We’ve been to Hawaii a few times – the last time was 2006 when we celebrated a milestone anniversary. We told each other we shouldn’t wait so long to go again; well we did. But … Continue reading

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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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