A Gorge Visit, Part 2: The Dalles, 23-28 March 2022

Wow. It's been two weeks since we returned from our The Dalles Trip. Better write this before I forget! Emee and I spent nearly a week in the Columbia Gorge again, this time concentrating around The Dalles, Oregon. This is the full transition to "The Dry Side", where grass, sagebrush, and occasional juniper dominates. It's... Continue Reading →

A The Dalles Adventure, 24-27 March 2021

Camera: Minolta SR-T 101. Lens: MC Rokkor-X PG 50mm f/1.4 Film: Kodak Ektachrome 100 It had been almost three months since our trek to the Oregon Coast. Emee and I were getting cabin fever, needing to go somewhere. It's still COVID times and we don't want to go far, so we opt for places within... Continue Reading →

Rambling in The Dalles, 28-29 Feb 2020

The old cherry orchard The Dalles, Oregon is about 80 miles east of Portland, along the Columbia River and east of the Cascades. This is where the "Dry Side Of Oregon" definitely (and definitively) begins. Instead of default forests of the west side, it's a landscape of grasslands and sagebrush*, muted colors on rolling hills... Continue Reading →

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