Maryhill Museum of Art, April 2018

In the lonely high desert plains east of The Dalles, isolated on a ridge above the Columbia River, sits the Maryhill Museum of Art, with a delightful, eclectic collection…

Maryhill Museum of Art, April 2018

Canemah Bluff Nature Park

In April 2018, Elaine and I walked the trails of Canemah Bluff Nature Park just south of downtown Oregon City. The sun was setting on a lovely spring day turning everything, even the newly bloomed camas fields, golden…

Canemah Bluff Nature Park

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland

Year-in, year-out, one great spot to escape the rigors of city life, to relax and enjoy nature, is the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in SE Portland...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland

Oregon Lavender Farm and Eagle Creek Lavender Farm

Though I am slightly allergic to lavender, it is one of my favorite flowers. And on one fine, sunny day at the end of June 2018, I visited two lavender farms in Clackamas County, Oregon...

Oregon Lavender Farm and Eagle Creek Lavender Farm