Frost in Portland

When it does not happen often, you appreciate it when it does.  The beauty of how frost outlines the leaves especially grabs me this year.  Three days of winter weather  here in PDX.  Our days of frost, then snow, and then ice.  This is the day of frost.

Portland, Oregon Bridges at Night (December 2015)

I am going back to some of the images I took last December. My husband and I celebrated our 15th anniversary by taking a long evening walk along the riverfront, crossing bridges, walking along streets, the promenade, and taking the MAX. I can’t believe I had only edited a couple of images from this set … More Portland, Oregon Bridges at Night (December 2015)

Elk Rock Island

There is this island nearby in the Willamette River in Milwaukie/Oak Grove (Oregon)  that is only accessible on foot after a long dry spell when  a land bridge  emerges that allows people to walk across.  It is beautiful and creepy.  I am not sure what it is that makes it feel spooky to me, but … More Elk Rock Island

History Demolition

It makes me sad that these old building will very soon disappear.  Gasco Building(1913), and Centennial Mill (1910) both built around the same time, both in the process of being demolished.  It seems they could not be saved.  Most physical things disappear eventually.  Everything is vulnerable to the forces of nature, not matter how hard … More History Demolition