A Ride to St. Johns, where I finally make it all the way to Kelley Point. 24 Feb 2021

Looking east from Kelley Point, up the Columbia. Port of Vancouver (USA) and Mount Hood. 24 Feb 2021. Camera: Minolta SR-T 101. Lens: Minolta MC Zoom-Rokkor-X 80-200mm f/4.5 Film: Kodak Portra 160 Kelley Point. The furthest northwest point of the east side of Portland, it's where the Willamette River meets the Columbia. A visit here... Continue Reading →

A trip to the mountain: Mount Hood, Cooper Spur, and the Hood River Valley, 10-12 October 2020

White River Crossing, OR 35 on Mount Hood. 12 Oct 2020. Camera: Minolta Hi-Matic 7s. Film: Arista EDU 200. It's been a weird year for travel, obviously. Coronavirus and stay-in-place restrictions pretty much put the kibosh on travel from March (right after an eerie trip to Seattle, the then-epicenter of COVID in the US) through... Continue Reading →

Hints of spring

I've lived long enough away from a snowy climate (almost 16 years!) that I can appreciate a little snow here in the winter. But there's a definite window of appreciation, basically December into January. Once January winds down and spring is starting to make itself aware, I'm less inclined to dig a snowfall. Thankfully once... Continue Reading →

And yet another small bike tour!

Lolo Pass and Mt. HoodAs you read this post, I am on the road. You probably have figured out from this post that I took off on Tuesday July 10th to camp at Dodge Park. But hey! I don't have anything scheduled this week, why turn around so soon?So from Dodge Park I'm heading east... Continue Reading →

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