Rainy Day Beauty

Even in the midst of Rainy days there is beauty…  although at times I just stand there and watch the rain fall, in a bit of a trance.  The gentle or fierce sound of the rain, leaves blowing in the wet wind, the smell of fungi beginning to grow, it all washes over me likeContinue reading “Rainy Day Beauty”

Journey into Heart and Memories

A quick trip (with my brother Boyce and his sweet wife Kathy) to northern Utah for the funeral of a much loved older cousin became for me a journey full of memories from childhood mixed with meeting some amazing and wonderful new people.  I had been told there would be no time to stop forContinue reading “Journey into Heart and Memories”

Reminiscing on Journeys Too Long Ago

Someone on Flickr recently went through my older Autumn images and liked some from 2008 at Silver Falls State Park near Silverton, Oregon.  These images I had forgotten about were taken soon after I got my first DSLR.  This caused me to look for those original files and rework them with some of my better processing skills and program.Continue reading “Reminiscing on Journeys Too Long Ago”

Dreaming on a gray day

Today the fog and rain are thick in the Columbia River Gorge, so I thought I would revisit a much loved summer place, only open about 3 months a year. Accessible from Trout Lake, Washington, this portion of the Mount Adams Wilderness was returned to the Yakama Nation in 1972 as part of the HandshakeContinue reading “Dreaming on a gray day”

2014 Calendar

At Long Last, I have finished making my calendar for 2014, and you can see photos of the pages on this link!  Come check them out… and contact me via comment or email if you would like to order. 2014 Calendar.    

From Calm Serenity to Wild Weather, that is the Gorge!

Looking for the perfect March image for my calendar led me to this image.  I am amazed I never processed this!  Actually there are several, but only this one processed for now so I could get it in the calendar.  This is a very rare moment in the Columbia River Gorge, with this big oldContinue reading “From Calm Serenity to Wild Weather, that is the Gorge!”