With the heavy deluges of rain lately and lots of work-related meetings consuming my time, I haven’t had much of […]
Archive for ‘Portland Outings’
Portland’s South waterfront gained an exciting, architecturally-beautiful addition several months ago. The $135 million, 1,700-foot Tilikum Crossing is now open. […]
There is a wonderful beauty to lilies, both wild and domestic.
Visit to the Oregon Garden
In mid-April we visited the Oregon Garden east of Salem. The complex covers 80 acres and has been in existence since 2001. The […]
Colorful Wooden Shoe Tulips
Forty acres of vivid multicolored tulips and mostly sunny weather brought us to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest near Woodburn. […]
Eye Candy at the Auto Show
Prancing ponies, polished chrome and highly-waxed sheet metal. The Oregon International Auto Show had arrived at the Convention Center. We toured the […]
Designer Garden Tour
Designer gardens in Portland’s Eastside. We decided to sign up and take the tour on a pleasant Saturday afternoon.
Rare Plants and My Favorite Model
The Rare Plant Research Nursery held their annual open house in mid-May south of Oregon City. We decided to take […]
Rhododendron Gardens Visit
A dark and drizzly day at the Rhododendron Gardens. A fine day for taking pictures. No harsh contrast, soft light, […]
Delicate Ice Artistry
Begin with six to eight inches of snow spread over several days. Add freezing rain.