Category Archive for 'Oregon'

cool barns

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Yesterday, my friend and I drove south to Grants Pass, following secondary highways as far as Eugene, before continuing on down the interstate. I took the above photo of a wooden barn seen a bit north of Brownsville (click on image for larger view). I noticed several barns of similar construction in that area. They […]

tiny deer

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

A view of the garden through the window at my friend’s house this morning (click on image for larger view). Tiny deer or large flowers? A bit of both. After a few small preparations, my friend and I are just about ready to head out to points known and unknown (to us as yet) in […]

all shook up

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

See that psychedelic green and yellow BLOB in the middle of this photo — situated over Thunder Bay at the west end of Lake Superior? I flew through that THING today! (This image comes to you courtesy of robin at Dharma Bums who checked the progress of my flight on something called Flight Tracker). Anyhow, […]

tide pool crab

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

What the heck is a tide pool crab doing here? Isn’t he or she a long way from home? Yes, indeed. This one was photographed last October while I was in Oregon and California. I found it in a tide pool along the coast near Brookings, Oregon. I came across the photo this evening while […]

thirty seconds

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

The following pairs of photos were taken from almost identical vantage points with about 30 seconds ticking past between the dark and the light versions. I have not adjusted the brightness of these photos, so what you see is what I got. [Click on images for larger views] Rather remarkable, no? The effect of light […]

it’s a big scary world out there!

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

Sign Sign everywhere a sign Blocking out the scenery breaking my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign ~ “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band ~ Folks, it’s a big scary world out there! Or, at least, that’s how it seemed when I was tripping around in the west. Almost everywhere […]

river spiders

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

If you’re thinking, “What the heck?” — you’re not alone. I happened upon the above Black Widow spider while trying to photograph some small gray Fishing spiders that were perched on rocks and gliding across the surface of the water along a river in central Oregon in late September. The gray spiders (see below) looked […]