Tag Archives: Oregon

Wednesday Vignette – marvelous monocultures!

Drove through some of Oregon’s farmland this week, and saw some spectacular sights. Pulled over and stopped the car several times. You know how a drift of something has a greater visual impact than just one or two of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – Bringing up the rear

For as hard as I tried to capture the beauty of fields full of tulips, by far the funniest and most comprehensive shot I took of the annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, was this one. It was frustratingly … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

In election times, it is really difficult to learn enough about certain issues. To some extent, I (and I imagine most people) rely on the synopses provided by various media and organizations to weed through all the information and distill … Continue reading

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Yes or No on 92? Cut through the crap, and the answer will reveal itself.

Election tensions are ramping up here in Oregon – on some issues more than others. In this past week, we received no less than three mailings from those representing the NO-side of Measure 92 – the Measure calling for labeling of … Continue reading

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Tardy Foliage Follow-Up – September 2014

Okay, so it’s been a horrendous summer – at least from the perspective of a heat-sensitive Swede. Fall couldn’t come soon enough! Looking around the garden, it is apparent that I have not been the only one suffering. So many … Continue reading

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