Ending 2014

I don’t know what happened to push this year to a close, but we are right on the edge of falling into 2015. I’m impressed by what has happened over the last 365 days (in my little life), certainly not what I had expected. If we knew what was around the corners in life, weContinue reading “Ending 2014”

Boxing Day

Not quite what most people think of for Boxing Day, but this has been the main box in my life right now. Yes, it’s a tissue box and almost empty. I’ve been ill for over a week, high temp and a massive goober-snot factory. Fortunately I received a good piece of entertainment for Christmas. I’veContinue reading “Boxing Day”


This morning I receive an incredible photo from my friend John Ritchie. He is a photographer in Corvallis who has an amazing perspective on the night. He prowls around town taking street and alley photos during all weather and season. I first met John during the “Artists @ Work” installation in 2011. As one ofContinue reading “Perspective”

Camas at Home

Back on Monday, I removed the Camas installation from Halsey. De-installation is always much faster than installation. It took all of 1.5 hrs. The toughest part was finding another screwdriver to unscrew the hinges to the door panels. Normally, I overstock my supply bucket, but on this instance things were a tad bare. I hadContinue reading “Camas at Home”

Sipping wine

Springhill cellars is our local winery. How local? It’s about 1.5 miles from our house, maybe a bit less. They offer Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Port and Fedeweisser (only during the Thanksgiving weekend!). For the past 6 years, we have made it our after-Thanksgiving tradition to walk to the vineyard for a wine tasting. ThanksgivingContinue reading “Sipping wine”