Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – bubble

A bubble contains so much. For one thing, we all live in one. Everything we do and see is processed through the filters that make up the wall of our own bubble. But it is fragile. It can break – … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – messed up

I won’t bore you with the details (and good grief – they are seemingly endless!), but let me tell you that I have lost nearly all faith in Portland Public Schools. I am a huge proponent of public education, and … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – let light lead

After a week of inane and frightening Twitter wars, pointless arguments involving national anthems and civic protests at the expense of those still reeling from an environmental disaster, followed by unfathomable death and destruction at the hands of a lone … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – beloved Oneonta

Being a little sentimental this week. Or, perhaps one could say that I’m still in mourning. The stunningly beautiful and unique Oneonta Gorge, slightly east of the tourist icon that is Multnomah Falls is said to have been severely damaged. … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – forest fence

Saw the oddest forest this morning, as I was driving home from a consultation up the road, in rural Washington. Planted in straight lines worthy of a marching band, these tall, crowded trees had apparently never been thinned, to allow … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – stripes

“You really have a thing for palmate leaves”, he said. He was right. I really, really do. Maybe it is because I grew up in a land where pines and birches are the norm, and palm leaves blow those norms … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments

Wednesday Vignette – on compassion

Well, I had vastly different plans for this week’s Vignette. I even refrained from posting the photo I was so excited about on Instagram. Now I have to hold off for another week, because…. well, guess what? The unthinkable happened, … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Vignette | Tagged , , , , , , | 22 Comments