• Train Station Violinist #2 (Klamath Falls, Oregon)

    "...that concentrating on anything is very hard work.” ― David Foster Wallace A classical violinist, just gotten off the train, concentrating as he plays his violin in an impromptu concert, in the old station at Klamath Falls, Oregon.

  • Train Station Violinist (Klamath Falls, Oregon)

    “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” ― Albert Einstein A classical violinist giving an impromptu concert in the old train station in Klamath Falls, in central Oregon.

  • Halloween Bart

    “We often confuse what we wish for with what is.” ― Neil Gaiman Child disguised as Bart Simpson, in the annual Halloween Parade and Festivities, on Main Street, in Ashland, Oregon.

  • smartphone-photographing the wedding

    “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud A smartphone photographer, equipped with not 1 but 2 smartphones (his own and that of another guest), photographs the small group of bride, groom, and their 2 famil…

  • Father of the Bride

    “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” ― Antoine François Prévost He has traveled all the way from Osaka, Japan, to Talent, Oregon, to see his Japanese daughter married to an Oregonian. A day of celebration, emotion, and reflection. Phot…

  • Lucy reading the newspaper

    “I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.” ― Anne Tyler Lucy, who has been sick for some time, still finds the time to read: newspapers, books, everything.

  • B-U-M-P

    Painted sign on the street in Talent, Oregon, warning of a BUMP in the road ahead.

  • Worksite Toilet

    Toilet, apparently abandoned in the center of a worksite where an older house was being demolished, in my adopted hometown of Talent, Oregon.

  • Landscape with Dodge truck

    "In the world of highways, a beautiful landscape means: an island of beauty connected by a long line with other islands of beauty." ― Milan Kundera A panoramic landscape with an old Dodge pickup truck, just outside of Ashland, Oregon. (Created with two…

  • Fish Market

    “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ― Albert Einstein Dead fish, arrayed to attract customers, at a local southern Oregon supermarket where I went to d…

  • The view from behind my house (Talent, Oregon)

    "The trick to rediscovering constants is to stop and focus on the greater panorama around us. While everything else flits abut, the important things remain in place." ― Vera Nazarian A panoramic view, looking up behind my house, towards the hills and mou…

  • Cloudy late Fall afternoon

    “Why, what's the matter, That you have such a February face, So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?” ― William Shakespeare A cloudy afternoon in Talent, Oregon, walking up the rural street where I live, just outside of town.

  • Highway Beast

    “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” ― Confucius The large weatherbeaten roadside attraction: a giant almost-Dinosaur, standing by the highway in central Oregon, above Chiloquin. Camera: Ricoh GR

  • Water Sports

    “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all." ― Stephen King The gigantic big black bird in front of the Black Bird store, in Medford Oregon.

  • Forgotten garden Duckie

    “If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.” ― Douglas Adams A rubber bathroom duckie, forgotten and seemingly lost in the large, s…

  • Cloudy afternoon

    “I saw the Cloud, though I did not foresee the Storm.” ― Daniel Defoe Cloudy afternoon, looking out from my house, across to where the neighbors park their old Ford pickup truck.

  • Casco Bay Trading Post

    "Roadside attractions: people feel themselves pulled to places where, in other parts of the world, they would recognize that part of themselves that is truly transcendent.” ― Neil Gaiman Americana at its finest. Taken a few decades ago with my Pentax M…

  • Car on a Pedestal

    "You are not the car you drive." ― Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club) Car on a pedestal, advertising a Used Car/Auto Wrecking lot, in Talent, Oregon.

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