Snow hit Portland, Oregon this winter and crescendo-ed with a storm snow accumulation of 8-12 inches and it is still here almost a week later. The last time this happened was eight years ago, so I have made sure to capture as much as I could to make up for lost time. At the time … Continue reading Snow in Portland (part 1)
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.
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 … Continue reading Portland, Oregon Bridges at Night (December 2015)
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 … Continue reading Elk Rock Island
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 … Continue reading History Demolition