Just Another Great Old Building

Portland is chock-full of awesome old buildings. On my way home from buying a new camera bag from Pro Photo Supply, I tested the convenience of my new bag by photographing the building next door to the shop. I believe there are apartment units in this building. I tried to not get anyone in the … Continue reading

Portland August Clouds

On a beautiful August day (27 August 2013), some unique clouds floated across the sky as I read a book in my driveway. Wispy clouds were surrounded by small sectioned-off clouds. As a kid, I thought this looked like the surface of a brain, so they were brain clouds to me. These next clouds looked … Continue reading

The Boring Little Switzerland Bike Ride

Hello! On 18 August 2013, my friend Alex and I went on a 50 mile bike ride starting from Boring, OR going eastward, and looping back westward back to Boring. It was a great day to be riding, and this has to be one of my most favorite rides near Portland. The bridge in the … Continue reading

Mt Tabor Sunset

I live fairly close to Mt Tabor, so I visit the park frequently. Here are some photos from the summit at sunset on 10 August 2013.   All photos are facing westward. Here, below, you can see a bit of SE Portland starting to light up. This next photo was a focus on the tree … Continue reading

Tam McArthur Rim

If you’re having a rough time, just head to the Tam McArthur Rim trail. You will be so happy once you reach the top. Well, I was! The drive here from Sisters, Ore. is not bad. About 16 miles on paved road, and 2 miles on washboard bumpy dirt road. There are two campgrounds at … Continue reading

Hand Lake

When it was clear that the Cascade Pass Trail in the North Cascades (Washington) was closed, I opted for a trip near Sisters, Ore. I visited Hand Lake on the first day. Here is a Google Maps link to its location. I highly recommend it, especially if you’re a fan of ducks. I believe I … Continue reading