Still Exploring, Still Discovering

Rose City Park, 19 August 2021. Camera: Olympus Superzoom 160. Film: Kodak Ultramax 400. What's the ideal size of a town or city? This is a personal preference and everyone's different. Some may not want to live in a city bigger than 10,000. Me? I grew up in a very small city of 20,000, ended... Continue Reading →

Getting off the beaten track

Apartments at SE 60th Av at Belmont, 8 Feb 2021. Minolta SR-T 101, PG Rokkor-X f/1.4 50mm lens, Kodak ColorPlus 200. Over the past couple decades I've led bicycle rides in and around Portland. These rides tend to focus on what I call Portlandia Obscuria: The weird and unknown little bits and pieces, often hidden... Continue Reading →

Keep Exploring, Keep Discovering

I've lived in Portland for over twelve years. While twelve years isn't necessarily a "lifetime", it's long enough to learn about a place, to figure out its nuances. To get comfortable with a place. To get bored of a place.Yes, I admit I can get bored of Portland. But Shawn, you say, how can you... Continue Reading →

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