Category Archives: photography

Just the three of us

Today marks my wife and I’s sixth anniversary (and seven years together). But as any parent knows, it’s not just us anymore. How the two of us came together to make such a delightful and beautiful little human being, I’ll never … Continue reading

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Photo print help needed

In July we did a photo shoot for Patrick with Grace Espiritu Photography that we won through Red Tricycle Portland. Unfortunately I can’t afford to purchase any prints, but if I am able to get 30 friends/family to like their … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous nature photos

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Wednesday photo of the week: “Give a Kid a Camera”

Debi from Go Explore Nature has started a Flickr photo group called “Give a Kid a Camera,” for photos of nature taken by, of course, kids! She posts about it, too, at her blog. Here are two photos Patrick took … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: “buffered by the soft mental bed of moss”

A thought: For the first few years, I maintained a pattern of commuting to Cambridge, England, for work that supported my writing habit when I was at home. By the time I settled in at Swede Park [Wahkiakum County, Washington] … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: the song of nature

A thought: ALL DAY LONG Beneath the pine tree where I sat to hear what I was looking at, then by the sounding shore to find some things the tide had left behind, I thought about the hilltop blown upon … Continue reading

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Christmas Day at Tryon Creek

On Christmas we went for a short walk at Tryon Creek State Park; brought my tripod to attempt to take a too-rare family photo. First click: Other photos here. Hoping everyone had a nice holiday, in whatever way you celebrate!

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Eclipse and Solstice

As you may know, tonight there is a lunar eclipse that will be visible in all of North America. Here in Portland, it is rather cloudy, so I don’t think we’ll see it. Back in 2008, we did see one … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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On Friday night Patrick and I headed to the Multnomah Arts Center in Portland for a free screening of the documentary PLAY AGAIN. Here’s a description: One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the … Continue reading

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