Our grandson and his wife thought it would be fun to drive to downtown Portland and walk around one afternoon. I have heard wonderful things about Portland but the drive from our campground on the Columbia River took us through downtown so we could see how big it is and the traffic congestion on the highways going into and out […]
A little bit of mystery and wonder along the side of the road, at a stop on Highway 1 west of Lake Louise in Canada.
I am drawn in by trains, probably because my Polish grandfather worked at the rail yard, living a block away because he had to walk to work. I saw lots of trains when we visited – waiting for long trains to clear before we could cross the tracks to get to their house. The town where we lived in lower […]
I love black and white photos that other people take but find it… well, abhorrent to take the color out of my photos. This photo of the opening of a spiral train tunnel at Kicking Horse Pass and the Continental Divide in the Canadian Rockies told me to go black and white. And a red, high contrast filter made it […]
Along the edge of Highway 93, going south in the Canadian Rockies from Jasper to Lake Louise, for miles and miles we saw large patches of “something.” Jim thought they were flowers but I knew they were seed heads. Know how, when you look at a ceiling fan a certain way, you can make the fan stop and see an […]