Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Aug 2019

The museum’s most famous and most immediately stunning piece is the Spruce Goose, but the place is packed to the gills with planes, helicopters, rockets, memorabilia, and more…

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Aug 2019

Washington, DC, June 2019

We walked miles and miles around the city center from this museum to that, from this fun spot to that. I really enjoyed myself, particularly attracted to and energized by the intellectual vibe in the air, thick like the humidity.

Washington, DC, June 2019

A Drive to the Columbia Gorge and Hood River, Oregon

A foggy morning gave way to a sunny afternoon as Elaine and I took a drive from Portland up the Columbia Gorge to Hood River for lunch…

A Drive to the Columbia Gorge and Hood River, Oregon

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

Superior, Arizona

A funky little mining town along state highway 60, easy to ignore as you drive into the beautiful Superstition Mountains and Tonto National Forest. But it’s worth a stop, particularly for the Boyce Thompson Arboretum…

Superior, Arizona