Oregon Garden

Springtime is an excellent opportunity to chase flowers.  I don't usually deliberately seek out beautiful flora, as it frequently finds me.  But sometimes, it's worth making a special trip. (more…)

Silent Sunday: Bird on a Wire

I'm changing things up a little bit.  I'm moving my Tuesday posts to Wednesdays, and in an effort to reduce my seemingly endless stream of words, my Friday Photo of the Week posts will now be replaced by Silent Sundays.  As the name suggests, I'll let the picture do all…

Spring Fever

After so many months being cooped up inside, looking out forlornly at the damp gloom, spring - and its associated warmth and sunshine - can't come soon enough.  Sure, I love to ski (when it isn't raining), and I can appreciate a solid coastal storm, but one grows weary of…

Photo of the Week: Journey

I see many unusual things on my daily commute.  I've always had a penchant for noticing the unusual, and while that might garner some quizzical glances from passersby, more often than not, I'm pleased by the results. The simple, odd finds make my day-to-day life more interesting.  People are interesting.…

Coastal Storms

Living so close to the ocean means we can reasonably traverse the 1.5 hours of highway on any given weekend.  Most folks prefer summertime trips with the warmth and the sunshine, the swimming and sandcastles.  I enjoy these visits as well, but I prefer to balance it out with a trip or…