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Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Spring 2019

Rhododendrons and magnolias and daffodils and countless other flowers were blooming and the aromas were wonderful…

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Spring 2019

Molalla River Recreation Area, May 2017

A series of hiking and mountain biking trails that take you through forests so thick they make you feel a million lightyears from the Willamette Valley just a little below…

Molalla River Recreation Area, May 2017

Camas Lily Bloom in Camassia Natural Area, April 2017

April 2017. It was time to return to Camassia Natural Area in West Linn, Oregon. Why? Because the camas lilies were all in bloom of course! Brilliant blue hues blanketed the fields in the park, which is about 26 acres of protected oak groves nestled across from Oregon City. There were other flowers too, white, pink, yellow...

Camas Lily Bloom in Camassia Natural Area, April 2017

Camassia Natural Area, West Linn, Oregon

About 26 wooded acres nestled on a ridge overlooking Oregon City.  There are wetlands and oak groves, with the whole area sprinkled with large erratics (rocks brought here by ancient ice-age floods)...

Camassia Natural Area, West Linn, Oregon

Kyotocat in the Columbia Gorge

In December 2016 lovely human Kyotocat and I had fun shooting together in the icy Columbia River Gorge. We were as cold as popsicles, but it was worth it...  

Kyotocat in the Columbia Gorge

OMHT Lake Project: Enid Lake, or Getting Lost Trying to Find It

In November 2015 I worked with Oregon's Mount Hood Territory (OMHT) to explore seven (and a half) lakes south of Mount Hood in 48 hours. This post is on that "half lake," as it were. It is on Enid Lake, a supposedly fun little spot just west Government Camp, Oregon... Or rather, this post would be about Enid, except I could not find it!

OMHT Lake Project: Enid Lake, or Getting Lost Trying to Find It