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2022-12-02: ☕️ Alison bought some coconut sugar for reasons I don’t know and we haven’t found time …

2022-12-02: I understand my behavior has caused harm.

2022-12-02: Just one screen.

2022-12-01: Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen

2022-12-01: Cannon Beach tide scramble #ThrowbackThursday 📷

2022-12-01: Hug Point #ThrowbackThursday 📷

2022-12-01: Morning coffee walk. No idea what happened to that gas pump.

2022-12-01: Well, made a small production about using alt tags and then noticed something went wrong with adding …

2022-11-30: Nice evening at Bye and Bye with Puppet friends

2022-11-30: Some things I learned about alt text, and some complications My long-dormant technical writer impulses kicked in a few days ago and I began to wonder about alt …

2022-11-30: Tortas at Guero

2022-11-29: 📷 Pixel-peeping DXO and LR renders. DXO is using a recreation of Fuji’s Classic Chrome that I …

2022-11-29: Other photo challenge: I want to get my cloud backups off of Amazon, but the thought of moving 2TB …

2022-11-29: Adulting - ✅ Now on to Day 2 of Adventures in Photo Workflows. Cobalt seems to support DXO, and …

2022-11-29: November’s pretty much done, so Tue & Thu mornings are for reading job posts and sending …

2022-11-28: There’s a super high dynamic range look out there that DXO facilitates. I know how I’d reproduce it …

2022-11-28: 📷 from some poking around: DXO likes to talk about the visual component you’re adjusting (e.g. …

2022-11-28: Today is photo workflows day. I’m starting with a trial of DXO Photolab. Wow, I wish Adobe …

2022-11-28: Hey, everybody! Here I am! I’ve joined Hive! Ready to PARTY!

2022-11-28: I appreciate Substack as a way for writers to get paid, but it reminds me of the early blog era …

2022-11-27: “Accessibility & the Problem of Alt Text: Who Is It For & How Could It Be …

2022-11-27: I’ll do my own reading but I’d love to read a good guide to alt tags. By thatI mean one …

2022-11-27: Around Foster Rd.

2022-11-27: puff

2022-11-26: “The Whiteness of Mastodon” is a dense and good interview with Dr. Johnathan Flowers. …

2022-11-26: Space Monkey Coffee

2022-11-26: Saturday Coffee Walk

2022-11-26: Really digging Fujifilm Raw Studio 📷 I learned photography by shooting on a Minolta X-700 and dragging my film back to a tiny darkroom at …

2022-11-25: Walking back from the U-Haul store.

2022-11-25: One w/Astia and one w/Classic Chrome, both w/boosted chrome settings. Classic Chrome is a better …

2022-11-25: "Just let me shoot," revisited. Well, having put several hundred exposures through my jpeg-forward workflow, I’ve re-learned: …

2022-11-25: Coffee walk

2022-11-25: Multipurpose

2022-11-24: Ben being home means more things like this. I know I don’t want to understand TikTok, so I like this …

2022-11-23: Success.

2022-11-23: I understand why Apple prefers to tie the idea of depth of field to “portraits.” But if you’re then …

2022-11-23: O: redo Ben’s room KR: Retain all fingers 10/10 ✅ KR: … KR: …

2022-11-23: Every morning at tea time: Me: “Hey, Siri. Set a timer for three-and-a-half minutes.” Siri: “Three …

2022-11-23: About that room Last night after a 12-hour day of learning how to put down flooring then putting down flooring I …

2022-11-23: Morning coffee walk

2022-11-22: Floor’s done! Finishing the trim tomorrow. 😅

2022-11-22: I never thought of an Apple Pencil as a thing that could fail. Only writes on one side of the tip, …

2022-11-21: I just buttoned on Metafilter (again). I like what I’ve found on micro.blog, and I like my …

2022-11-21: It’s table saw day, too, so it’s time for my traditional power tool microfiction: He approached the …

2022-11-21: Flooring day

2022-11-21: Newt has lived here for 10 years. She’s always avoided me, to the point of leaving the room when I …

2022-11-21: I’ve played plenty of Sudoku, but don’t know much about it. This app added a button that automates …

2022-11-20: Painting is done! Last-minute things + the flooring tomorrow.

2022-11-20: Painting day

2022-11-20: Sunday morning coffee crew

2022-11-19: My failed posting aspirations As a minister’s child, I ran in minister child circles. I was not bad at cussing, but it took …

2022-11-19: Done patching the walls. Painting tomorrow, then tearing the carpet out so we can put down the …

2022-11-19: Here and there

2022-11-18: Ending the week at Delta Cafe. I had a great week, Al didn’t, so it’s good they’re fast with the …

2022-11-17: So many moments in Capt. America and the Winter Soldier, but the one I really anticipate is where we …

2022-11-17: Apparently can’t look away.

2022-11-17: se crow party

2022-11-17: Here and there

2022-11-17: Chinatown gate

2022-11-17: Fujifilm "Just Let Me Shoot" Configuration It’s time for the rains in Portland, so that means the Ricoh GRIIIx has to stay inside, the …

2022-11-17: PDX rainy season "grab-n-go" prime kit for an X-Pro3 📷 Experimental “grab-n-go” X-Pro3 EDC kit. The whole thing + 3 spare batteries tuck in a …

2022-11-17: OH: “I don’t want a damn rancher breakfast or buckaroo plate or whatever. I just wanna know how to …

2022-11-17: Okay, fine, but what is in each half?

2022-11-17: Okay, fine, but what is in each half?

2022-11-16: Letting go of IT brain while Twitter burns (or whatever the hell it is doing) It’s nice to not have to think like an IT person while Twitter decides whether or not to …

2022-11-15: "The Whole Body Yes" One of the ideas I loved from Conscious Leadership was the “whole body yes.” I was …

2022-11-15: Back in stock for the season. 🥰🤎

2022-11-15: “I would love to see some third way between ‘this centralized thing carved its initials on the …

2022-11-15: Winner’s choice from the MetaFilter auction. I’m going to ship them a 16x10 float-mounted metal …

2022-11-14: After rest, some clarity on a kind of bullshit Beneficial outcome of the fortnight: I dropped a bunch of culture-war-adjacent subscriptions. Having …

2022-11-14: OH: “this is a rapidly escalating from ‘dispelling the myth of elon musk’ to ‘calling into question …

2022-11-13: Well cool! I donated two prints to the MeFi auction & they did okay! I was hoping for $150 each, …

2022-11-13: Honestly not horrible. It was sort of fun seeing design decisions I made on the fly as I uncovered …

2022-11-13: Present Me: Wow. All these lags AND the pocket jig. You shouldn’t have. 😐 Past Me: Right? This thing …

2022-11-13: It’s Take Down the Loft for Himself’s Thanksgiving Return Day. I’ve got the tool apron on. Very …

2022-11-11: Such a good time at the Puppet reunion. At one point it was enough to just find a quiet corner & …

2022-11-11: Social plumbing during the Mastodon Moment The Mastodon Moment is making me think about the socials again. I like a nice, tidy flow where I …

2022-11-10: Every now and then I tell Siri, “set a timer for three minutes” and it says “you don’t have the …

2022-11-09: Sometimes it feels good to say things that are more true than factual. Sometimes it is nice to say …

2022-11-08: Pausing to consider smallness I appreciate omg.lol and micro.blog for making space for small things. The early web was like that. …

2022-11-07: You know how your friend crying at work isn’t really crying because someone ate all the good …

2022-11-07: omg.lol just added Passkeys. I was worried that Passkeys might not work well for me because I …

2022-11-07: Hi, all. The MetaFilter fundraising auction is live. I contributed a float-mounted metal print and a …

2022-11-07: 📺 Not caught up on this season, but I love #Atlanta so much. It runs headfirst into messiness and …

2022-11-06: Jumpstarted my social calendar with lunch with one of my favorite humans.

2022-11-06: Little known Mastodon feature: when the status monitor goes to all red bars, that’s Masto’s way of …

2022-11-06: The faceless waif series, and my 100th post

2022-11-06: The dinosaur kick

2022-11-06: 2012 primary season

2022-11-06: Mixel is the great failed app heartbreak of my life. It was a collaborative collage app where each …

2022-11-06: One challenge: Overhearing two very online people discussing a podcast. “My app doesn’t …

2022-11-06: Twitter, Facebook & the rest want dominance. I don’t want anything to replace any of them. …

2022-11-04: Makes sense.

2022-11-02: I’m donating a floated metal print to an online fundraiser. I’ve been asked for reserve …

2022-11-01: I really like SizeUp for managing Mac windows. I just added a 125px left margin to the maximize …

2022-10-31: delta cafe, woodstock, portland

2022-10-31: Don’t have a CS degree and I’m not sure if it’s even possible, but I hope …

2022-10-31: 🎃👻🧟‍♀️🧛🧙🏻‍♀️ youtu.be/deJxTxghW…

2022-10-30: Sort of an off shooting day at the Japanese Gardens, but still a wonderful place to be.

2022-10-30: A few Stage Manager notes Things I like about Stage Manager on iPad: The basic concept. I made stacks for social networking …

2022-10-26: “The Hollow Core of Kevin Kelly’s ‘Thousand True Fans’ Theory” Really want to believe …

2022-10-25: I can’t decide if this review of Stage Manager is merely bad writing or if it is elevated …

2022-10-24: Someone made a Thundarr the Barbarian reference and I felt very happy about that. “You want a …

2022-10-24: Smurfs covering MMMBop in Hungarian

2022-10-22: Compound pejoratives on Reddit – from ‘buttface’ to ‘wankpuffin’

2022-10-21: The invitation said “Portland cocktail,” but it was chilly for shower shoes.

2022-10-20: An early management experience I should probably have posted on LinkedIn (Posted this elsewhere and felt like sharing more widely. -mph) So, when I enlisted I had the …

2022-10-18: HN thread on whether or not typing on an iPhone has gotten worse (and when it happened) and some …

2022-10-18: National Museum of African American History & Culture, DC

2022-10-17: p.s. the point of the trip: mom and dad, brother Jamie and SiL Evonne, Tyson, Selah, Jordan, Luci, …

2022-10-16: At the subterranean Trader Joe’s: Clerk 1: Hey! Hey! Are you a director? Clerk 2: No, dummy, he’s …

2022-10-16: One more night out east.

2022-10-16: Amtrak Cardinal line, Virginia

2022-10-16: dad, Fairview Church of the Brethren, Harrisonburg, VA

2022-10-15: Grub & Gab Diner, Elkton, VA

2022-10-14: Mennonite and Brethren Heritage Center, Harrisonburg, VA

2022-10-12: shoeshine, union station, dc

2022-10-12: bedroom, waynesboro, va

2022-10-12: union station, dc

2022-10-11: Dinner and a fine old fashioned at Ted’s Bulletin, DC

2022-10-11: Smithsonian butterfly

2022-10-11: smithsonian museum of natural history

2022-10-10: dc

2022-10-10: Portland’s reification awareness campaign was only partially funded this year.

2022-10-10: pdx

2022-10-08: I’ve got a week in DC & Virginia coming up. Not sure what to take. I’m really uncomfortable with …

2022-10-08: Here and there

2022-10-08: 📽 Resurrection was sort of a family litmus test: Al: Plainly a psychotic delusion from end-to-end. …

2022-10-08: The Maestro mini is such a nice commuter. Every time Bustin’ spams me I have to suppress the urge to …

2022-10-06: Three stops away! Count Chocula is the best, but with the growing sophistication of my adult palate …

2022-10-05: “NPR is not our friend." (… and media literacy isn’t about choosing the …

2022-09-29: Puppet people and alum Last Wednesdays at Bye and Bye are pretty great. Maybe we can catch up at the …

2022-09-27: I have a reason to get out my Fujifilm 56/f1.2 glass about once every two years, and every time I do …

2022-09-26: Busy week, decompressing stay in Skamokawa, time to head back. This is an autumn for the books.

2022-09-26: Breakfast at Patty Cakes in Cathlamet, WA

2022-09-25: Cathlamet, WA

2022-09-25: Skamokawa Vista Park, WA

2022-09-24: Astoria maritime museum

2022-09-24: Astoria day trip

2022-09-23: Constantly using timers to keep small, intentional breaks from turning into long, undirected ones. …

2022-09-22: Good enough. Heading home.

2022-09-20: Off to college tomorrow

2022-09-17: In the tiny tiny hours

2022-09-10: How would it affect the way you think about things if, instead of saying “why” you said “when”? e.g. …

2022-08-28: We took the scenic train from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach

2022-08-20: Guy on street outside our house: ‼️ I can’t wait to be like you two. Can’t WAIT ‼️ Me …

2022-08-18: story bundle is a great way to get bunches of ebooks for very little; Nickelmenu restores Dropbox on Kobo Libra 2’s Today I learned about Storybundle and was pretty excited to get a bunch of “dark sf” books for $25. …

2022-08-15: Some initial impressions of the Opal C1 After some issues with delivery, my Opal C1 finally arrived. It is a pretty good product, but it …

2022-08-10: The Kobo Libra 2 is pretty great If you haven’t gone Kobo yet, I’m back to re-recommend having upgraded my Forma to a Libra 2. Same …

2022-08-07: Purse

2022-08-06: Hot but beautiful day at Smith Rock

2022-08-02: No Loretta Jean’s tonight, which was a mild bummer. 2x Old Fashioneds, tho.

2022-07-31: Mt. Scott mulch pile

2022-07-31: A lot of folks in the Cathlamet area live right on little channels and inlets and have docks in …

2022-07-31: We camped in Vista Park, outside Cathlamet. The soda machine was close, which was … nice? The …

2022-07-31: We poked around Cathlamet a little. I want to go back and stay in the hotel some time.

2022-07-31: We took the ferry outside Kathlamet, WA to the Oregon side this afternoon.

2022-07-22: I watched the trailer and was just, like, “oh cool, it has owlbears.”

2022-07-20: qft

2022-07-20: It is mildly weird to me that Newsweek on Apple News is mostly recaps of Reddit posts. In my working …

2022-07-19: A little on the Ricoh GRIII X and light hiking carry I took my Ricoh GRIII X along for this past weekend’s camping trip. Usually I go with my …

2022-07-19: Cold lake

2022-07-18: Unicorn floaty

2022-07-18: New cups at Carnelian Coffee so there has been a bit of excitement this morning. They’re very good …

2022-07-17: Lava Lake

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2022-07-12: Luther Rd. Floodplain

2022-07-11: “A cursed Rubik’s cube that sings the Star Spangled Banner with weasels”

2022-07-11: “A can of coors light used to fake a mapplethorpe”

2022-07-10: Took Lou out to Sauvie Island today. Lou didn’t have a name or a song when we set out, but it …

2022-07-08: Never enough red pills in this present moment This is pretty fun. Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault debating each other in 1971, defining some of …

2022-07-06: Favorite fastmail thing of the week: Filtering things of short-term value into a …

2022-07-05: Diamond Lake has some huge sites on the shore. Car camping paradise.

2022-07-04: Hiking up Mt. Bailey

2022-07-04: 15.4 miles round trip, 2300 foot gain up Mt. Bailey from the Diamond Lake campground. 🥾😅 The descent …

2022-06-30: New jacket day. My mass redistributed over the past two years, so not a lot for the tailor to do …

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2022-06-25: Celebrating 20 years at our favorite place

2022-06-25: “Democratic Leaders Don’t Fear Their Own Base. They Should."

2022-06-24: The video that sold me on the TW200. No, no immediate plans to cross a desert on it.

2022-06-24: DNC Out of My Inbox

2022-06-22: “Laundry Symbols Make No Sense” Wonder what my designer friends make of this.

2022-06-22: Replacing the Himalayan with something Yamaha literally classifies as an “agricultural …

2022-06-22: “I Fucking Hate JIRA” needs to spin off an “I Fucking Hate my Management …

2022-06-20: Elite Capture by Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò 📚 This is one of those “mention advisedly” book summaries because there is something in …

2022-06-19: Fun weekend in Florence. I don’t know if Zizzo’s are durable as daily commuters, but …

2022-06-16: Sticking a keyboard on top of a laptop violated some vague aesthetic, but I’ve been doing it …

2022-06-15: I moved a few thousand blog entries from twenty years of blogging off the web and into a journaling …

2022-06-15: Some have the idea that “selling out” means “making money.” Maybe embracing …

2022-06-13: I ordered two, because we will not be liberated as individuals. Any comrades out there who could use …

2022-06-12: I mean, Apple TV+ is a subscription service. Making shows with stories that end or leave people …

2022-06-09: I have a lot of time for some heterodox thinkers. I wish “heterodox” was narrow-able to …

2022-06-07: Grad

2022-06-07: Looks like Raycast could replace Alfred, SizeUp, and FastScripts. Do I know anyone who’s been …

2022-06-06: Prehistoric Planet, S1E1: Many dinosaurs lived near the ocean and were often horrible to each other. …

2022-06-06: I have made worse decisions than “build a sectional out of 2x4” (summer 2020), but I have also made …

2022-06-05: I bought my Grom thinking I was satisfying a passing urge & took it out a few weeks ago to make …

2022-06-04: “How One Billionaire With a 300-Year Plan Fueled the Popping Tech Bubble” I started The Rise and …

2022-06-04: Ready for it to quit raining now. This thing wants to be out there.

2022-05-31: I wish every skate company did its marketing copy like Comet. (Just look at the whole page.)

2022-05-20: I thought the Peak Design out-front bike mount had an outsized trust in the power of magnets, and …

2022-05-19: Safari tab groups & I have entered into the dysfunctional stage of the “new Apple …

2022-05-19: Pretty big goings on at work with the Perforce acquisition final. It’s exciting and it’s …

2022-05-19: “Kindle, EPUB, And Amazon’s Love Of Reinventing Wheels” I don’t think the article …

2022-05-19: Ignore the Internet (except me) and fix the Kobo I’m writing this post in a likely futile attempt to save you a few minutes or hours if you …

2022-05-18: I remembered that Jekyll doesn’t do a feed out of the box so I added one. The last few weeks …

2022-05-18: On the Leica Q2 and Fujifilm X100V Another post rescued when 404s started popping up. I think it …

2022-05-17: Falls

2022-05-17: Org-Mode in Your Pocket Is a GNU-Shaped Devil I nearly decided to ignore the 404s this was …

2022-05-17: I retract anything I may have said about knowing how to fix Safari’s tab groups feature. Also, …

2022-05-16: I really appreciate cheesy-gallery and switched out all my old galleries with it last night. I woke …

2022-05-15: At the carnival

2022-05-15: I made a first cut at automating gallery pages on Jekyll today using a frontmatter-driven technique …

2022-05-15: “How Do Anti-Theft Wheel Locks on Shopping Carts Know to Trip at the Edge of the Parking …

2022-05-10: Early Fastmail impressions: I secured a new domain today that’s quite similar to but more …

2022-05-10: How to find a collection of photos in LR Classic using a CSV file. That you generated by finding …

2022-05-10: Last night I learned that if you’re getting the “pages in Safari tab groups open blank …

2022-05-10: I just set up a custom domain for email on iCloud and it was shockingly non-dramatic. I got a dialog …

2022-05-08: … and flagged this as “military.” I’ll allow it.

2022-05-08: Wow. I was downsampling an image in GraphicConverter, clicked the little lightbulb icon, and it told …

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2022-05-08: I’ve never use the Finder for “work,” but faced with triaging 800 markdown files, …

2022-05-07: Obsidian Things Link turns Obsidian pages into Things projects and Obsidian tasks into Things todos, …

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2022-05-06: Every 7-8 years I have to retrain myself to not over-filter email. Sanebox has been worth the …

2022-05-06: I tried out Secure ShellFish on my iPad to see how it compared to Blink. Wow. Logging in to a remote …

2022-05-05: The Moonlander didn’t stick with me – too many devices to tolerate the difference in …

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2022-05-05: Forty is nice but doesn’t observe a few blog conventions, so last night’s fussing around …

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2022-05-04: Something good that came out of 2 months of refusing to do much on a topic until writing about it: …

2022-05-03: Three other learnings/reminders from the tool whirlwind over the weekend: GitHub pages …

2022-05-03: This morning’s “putter around before the first meeting” project was to automate a …

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2022-05-02: If you use Drafts, here’s a simple action to upload a photo to micro.blog then get markup …

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2022-05-02: How to Listen to People: A guide for leaders and managers (There’s a bigger project here; I …

2022-05-02: Higgins Restaurant, Portland, OR The doctor assured me the cold I was down with last week was not …

2022-04-29: Al on the Southern Oregon coast

2022-04-24: Finished reading: Old Man's War by John Scalzi 📚 Well, part of the point of re-reading this was to take a small break from more dense stuff, so I …

2022-02-21: Finished reading: Kill It with Fire by Marianne Bellotti 📚 Ride Attendant, 2017 I don’t know how many times I’ve said “the legacy …

2022-02-13: Currently reading: How to Take Smart Notes by Sönke Ahrens 📚 In the process of doing my digital declutter, I came across this little book about a particular …

2022-02-12: Saturday morning coffee and cameras

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2022-02-09: Some notes on my emerging digital declutter and assorted practices I'm going to go a little quiet for a month and take a stab at a digital declutter. Here are a few …

2022-02-06: Finished reading: Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport 📚 Person reading alone on a rooftop patio, January 2022 A few years ago, pre-Trump, I quit social …

2022-02-06: Learning the ins and outs of the GR IIIx’s snap focus

2022-01-29: Finished reading: A Lesser Photographer by C. J. Chilvers 📚 A lot of advice and writing on photography is caught up in the difficulties professional …

2022-01-25: Finished reading: A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling 📚 Camp 18, Elsie, Oregon In 2004, a group of Libertarians realized the dream of the Free Town Project …

2022-01-24: Morning walk

2022-01-23: Sunday breakfast walk

2022-01-17: quiet day

2022-01-16: Finished reading: Wabi-Sabi - Photo School by Jana Mänz 📚📷 One to review advisedly, added to the reading list to give my brain a little time to cool off from …

2022-01-02: Night walk for chocolate cake

2022-01-02: Finished reading: Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain by David Gerard 📚 This is a breezy read characterizable more by how fun its barbed skepticism is than any technical …

2022-01-01: Everything, All the Time, Everywhere by Stuart Jeffries 📚 (Finished) I read Helen Pluckrose’s Cynical Theories over the summer and it was a useful primer on the …

2022-01-01: Daido Moriyama: How I Take Photographs 📚 📷 (Finished) I first came across Daido Moriyama’s work in an article about presets for Fujifilm cameras. It …

2021-12-31: Walk to a plant sale at Larkspur

2021-12-31: NYE coffee walk

2021-12-29: Cold walk from downtown to Cafe Nell

2021-12-27: Took a walk for gin and groceries

2021-12-27: Coffee walk (w/YakTrax)

2021-12-26: Christmas day walk

2021-12-26: Coffee walk

2021-12-24: Christmas Eve

2021-11-28: Coffee walk

2021-11-21: Saturday morning coffee and korvapuusti. (Finnish cinnamon rolls)

2021-10-31: Newport & South Beach

2021-10-31: Yaquina Head Light and environs

2021-10-24: Two Gandalfs I’ve never particularly identified with Gandalf. I took some “Which Middle Earth person …

2021-10-10: I ended up at the Cape Disappointment lighthouse at the same time as some kind of photography field …

2021-10-10: Long Beach, WA misc

2021-10-10: Cape Disappointment battery and light house

2021-10-10: Cape Disappointment beach and jetty walk

2021-10-03: Wild rabbits at Webb Co. Campground in Pacific City

2021-10-03: Cape Kiwanda hike

2021-10-03: Cape Kiwanda morning walk

2021-10-03: Cape Kiwanda Sunset

2021-09-12: Mt. Hood from the Lost Lake lakeshore trail

2021-09-05: Vernonia antique store

2021-09-05: Old Vernonia mill (we think this was the drying room)

2021-08-29: The Outfitter 1 (and me & Mel)

2021-08-29: Picking up the Outfitter 1 Al and I spent the weekend driving out to LaGrande to pick up our new trailer from Mel Sandland at …

2021-08-01: Sunday walk from Oldtown to Alphabet and back

2021-07-25: Dinner at Higgins and a long walk to dessert

2021-07-25: Coffee walk to Woodstock

2021-06-28: Waited until it was below 90 to walk around on the Springwater and enjoy the breeze.

2021-06-20: Me and Dad

2021-06-20: Mt. Thielsen

2021-06-20: Howlock Mountain to Thielsen Creek Loop

2021-06-20: Diamond Lake boat ride

2021-06-20: Toketee Falls, Umpqua NF

2021-06-15: Couldn’t wait

2021-06-15: I can’t wait to take this out. Eagle Rock this weekend!

2021-06-08: More shots from Smith Rock. It was a spur-of-the-moment stop on the way back from Lava Lake in the …

2021-06-07: I’ll share more and better from Smith Rock later, but: I was taught early on to keep humans in the …

2021-05-10: evening stroll to Woodstock with the Funleader. “Five-mile walk after work? Sure!” …

2021-05-08: Wahkeena Falls Trail, Multnomah Falls, East Wind Drive-In

2021-05-07: Floodplain, a little better

2021-05-03: Pretty day at Yaquina Lighthouse and tide pools

2021-05-03: Hobbit Beach, near Heceta Head

2021-04-18: Windmills

2021-04-18: Rufus Landing and Deschutes Canyon Loop Trail, Columbia River Gorge

2021-04-12: The Soapstone Lake trail, a few miles south of Hwy 26 on the way home from the coast.

2021-04-11: Walk along the Nehalem Bay spit

2021-04-10: Snowy Plovers

2021-04-10: Manzanita Sunset

2021-04-10: Assorted sights on Crescent Beach at Ecola State Park

2021-04-10: Assorted creatures on Crescent Beach at Ecola State Park

2021-03-07: Walk along Manzanita Beach

2021-03-06: Around Nehalem Bay

2021-03-06: Hug Point

2021-03-06: Manzanita

2021-03-05: Al at Manzanita

2021-02-28: Coffee walks

2021-02-28: Evening walk

2021-02-28: Downtown

2021-02-20: Lechon

2021-02-15: Trek to Shun Fat We were going to take a walk to Woodstock today, but the sidewalks are in terrible shape and the …

2021-02-14: Smokes in a tree

2021-02-14: Out in the cold

2021-02-14: 82nd Bar & Grill

2021-02-13:

2021-02-13: Springwater and Luther Natural Area

2021-02-08: Some plant all twisty

2021-01-18: The Foster Floodplain, until the recent heavy rains, had a tree I liked a lot. Every time I’d …

2021-01-18: Dawn

2021-01-18: Dry Creek Falls

2021-01-09: Springwater & Floodplain

2021-01-05: Morning coffee walk and the first COVID Couches of 2021

2021-01-03: Hug Point

2021-01-03: Oswald West & Cannon Beach

2021-01-03: Hug Point

2021-01-02: Rainy and quiet in Manzanita

2021-01-01: Manzanita, a little before midnight.

2020-12-31: Break area

2020-12-31: Manzanita NYE

2020-12-31: Oblig Camp 18 stop

2020-12-31: On the way to Manzanita

2020-12-27: Coffee walk down Foster

2020-12-27: Springwater walk

2020-12-25: Christmas Day walk. Wandered out of the back of the Foster Floodplain and into an asphalt factory.

2020-12-21: Walk to coffee on the first day of the holiday break

2020-12-20: Rainy day walk

2020-12-19: Morning Luther Natural Area & Springwater walk

2020-12-18: I shot these in monochrome to make the manual focus aids stand out a little more as I shot, but I do …

2020-12-18: Zone focusing walk

2020-12-05: Around Lents and Brentwood

2020-12-03: On the Leica Q2 and Fujifilm X100V Somewhere mid-summer I decided to take a break and head for the coast. I found a room with a small …

2020-11-30: Springwater

2020-11-29: Luther Road Natural Area and Springwater Trail

2020-11-28: Night walk around Lents and Foster Rd.

2020-11-26: Springwater and Foster Floodplain Thanksgiving walk

2020-11-24: Woodstock alleys

2020-11-24: Night around Foster (and the return of Furniture of COVID).

2020-11-20: Morning walk for coffee

2020-11-14: Flu shot day

2020-11-08: Glenwood Park. Just a few more days of the show left.

2020-11-07: Blue doors

2020-11-07: Oldtown Noir

2020-11-07: Here and there, Oldtown and Division

2020-11-06: Night walk around Hawthorne & Belmont

2020-11-04: Morning after walk

2020-11-01: Fall on the Springwater and Foster Floodplain

2020-10-31: Don’t think I’ve seen Glenwood Park quite this vibrant ever.

2020-10-27: Night walk around SE Portland

2020-10-25: Foster Floodplain

2020-10-25: Springwater and Foster Floodplain walk

2020-10-24: Night walk in downtown Portland

2020-10-24: Night walk along Foster Road

2020-10-22: Eight years today

2020-10-21: Night walk around Mt. Scott

2020-10-19: Night walk around Lents

2020-10-18: Evening walk to the ballot dropoff.

2020-10-18: Out at night

2020-10-18: Alphabet District

2020-10-18: Out and about with the Funleader 18/f8 and XPro3

2020-10-07: Steel Bridge

2020-10-07: Burnside Bridge

2020-10-07: Downtown Portland

2020-10-07: Downtown Portland

2020-10-05: Kind of a flat day for photos at Hug Point yesterday. The tide was in and I wasn’t feeling it, so I …

2020-10-04: Time to head back

2020-10-03: Around sunset

2020-10-03: Manzanita Beach

2020-10-03: Teeter totter

2020-10-03: Burnside bridge

2020-10-03: Springwater

2020-10-03: Smoke memories

2020-10-03: Beach walk

2020-10-02: The Little Apple

2020-10-02: Some living room on the coast.

2020-10-02: Some garage on the coast with antlers, plastic chairs, and a flag.

2020-09-27: Downtown Portland walk

2020-09-21: River walk

2020-09-14: Sunset on the Foster Floodplain

2020-09-13: Sunday morning at Glenwood Park

2020-09-10: Pay Here

2020-07-17: PTO Day 6: Last night on the coast. Took the Woodford and a tumbler of rocks down to the beach for a …

2020-07-16: PTO Day 5: Small things at Hug Point

2020-07-16: PTO Day Five: Hug Point morning walk

2020-07-14: PTO Day Three: Manzanita sunset

2020-07-13: PTO Day Two: Morning Beach Walk

2020-07-12: PTO Day One

2020-07-09: Springwater/Foster Floodplain Walk

2020-06-21: Lensbaby on the Springwater

2020-06-06: Here and there

2020-05-28: Here and there Sunday

2020-05-28: Around the Springwater at dusk

2020-05-22: Evening walk

2020-05-19: Skate kids

2020-05-03: Afternoon walk to Fubon.

2020-05-03: Night walk around Lents.

2020-05-02: Night walk through Lents with Ben.

2020-04-27: Lunch walk on the Springwater.

2020-04-25: Walk to Woodstock for Otto’s hot dogs

2020-04-21: Evening walk on the Foster Floodplain

2020-04-19: Sunday afternoon walk

2020-04-18: Outsiders MC

2020-04-18: Night walk through Brentwood-Darlington.

2020-04-15: Tonight’s amazing sky

2020-04-14: Venus over Lents at dusk

2020-04-13: Night walk around Lents

2020-04-12: Glenwood Park

2020-04-12: 205 bike path

2020-02-22: Saturday walk from Lents to Mt. Scott Blossoms in Lents, Portland, Oregon Studebaker Lark Cruiser, Mt. Scott, Portland, Oregon Studebaker …

2020-02-22: The Graduate Hotel, Eugene The Graduate Hotel, Eugene, Oregon Al had a physical therapy appointment in Eugene, so we made an …

2020-02-17: Image of the Weekend Hug Point, Fujifilm X-Pro3 with XF23mmf2 R WR, Acros-R film simulation This shot made me pretty …

2020-02-16: The weekend landing zone in Manzanita "An Amazing Place," Manzanita, Oregon

2020-02-16: Camp 18

2020-02-16: Hug Point in Color

2020-02-16: Hug Point in Monochrome

2020-02-16: Morning in Manzanita

2020-02-14: Another nice shooting day Around downtown Portland The days are getting noticeably longer, so there's more daylight to work …

2020-02-14: The picture habit: On 37,000 pictures in three years after a week of bad pictures Hotel Dossier with Nick's American lads, the second bar of the night, having realized I had not …

2020-02-10: Pine Street Market

2020-02-07: Kells

2020-02-07: commute walk

2020-02-06: Downtown Portland

2020-02-06: Downtown Portland

2020-02-03: pretty day today

2020-02-03: Morning commute walk

2020-02-03: Morning Walk From Parking Forgot to put an SD card in the camera this morning, so it’s a phone today.

2020-02-01: Portland Lee’s Assoc.

2020-02-01: Gun storage lockers

2020-02-01: Straps

2020-01-31: carts

2020-01-30: blue hour misc

2020-01-30: Max walk

2020-01-28: Max Walk

2020-01-27: Downtown Portland

2020-01-27: Blue Hour

2020-01-26: Downtown Portland

2020-01-25: Morning

2020-01-25: Woodstock Walk And Lunch

2020-01-22: Skyscraper Noir

2020-01-22: Student Housing Noir

2020-01-22: Morning Blue Hour

2020-01-19: Walk for coffee

2020-01-17: Earlybird

2020-01-17: Trimet Noir

2020-01-16: Portland Sign

2020-01-14: Ben, 2017 (the nice part of scrolling through Lightroom is finding the ones to keep).

2020-01-11: Standup

2020-01-11: The Hawthorne

2020-01-11: Riot cops

2020-01-11: lotto

2020-01-11: Downtown

2020-01-11: Commute

2020-01-10: Tonight’s walk to the Max

2020-01-09: Very early thoughts on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 When I was in the market for a better-than-high-end-of-the-low-end camera a few years ago, I glanced …

2020-01-09: This ticket machine seemed sort of poignant there in the cold.

2020-01-08: Half Moon Bay, CA

2020-01-07: Smoke break

2020-01-07: Oaks Park Midway

2020-01-07: Indianapolis Flight Crew (Original)

2019-06-27: Some Notes on How to Listen to People Last year I was asked to put down some thoughts about how to have an active listening practice as a …

2018-01-20: 'shopped I still hear people skeptically asking "did you have to touch it up in Photoshop?" as if …

2017-06-26: Journals Against Stories This is about a supplemental habit I’ve picked up to go along with my recent anti-story …

2017-06-11: That Didn't Happen! So, I had to talk about something difficult recently. How do you do that? I mean, "you the reader," …

2017-02-19: Supporting an Open Door Culture by Listening The soul of our politics is the commitment to ending domination.  — bell hooks Next week …

2016-02-14: Thinking About Priorities I’ve had to think about prioritization a lot over the past few years. A few things make …

2014-12-01: Breakfast at Oliver's I appear to have eaten at Oliver’s Cafe about 90 times since March, 2012 (can’t account …

2014-04-05: 9, 23, 25, 26, 29, 33, 35, 39 & 46 The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore …

2012-09-27: One jumper to the left door This aircraft is used to train astronauts in zero maneuvers, giving them about 25 seconds of …