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This year's devastating wildfire season in the American west, in photos

As a series of deadly hurricanes have made landfall throughout the US and the Gulf of Mexico, wildfires have gripped Washington and Oregon, two states in the west that are currently dealing with… 225 more words

Family Session at Sunset

This is my dear friend/past co-worker friend’s family.   She trained me at my program therapist job fifteen years ago.  She is fighting a battle with a genetic form of lung cancer.   38 more words


Cape Kiwanda Sunrise, West of the Rock

Sunrise at sea, west of the rock, Cape Kiwanda.

A new day dawns on the sleepy village still snuggled under its thick blanket of fog. But soon the sun will lift the fog and the beach will come alive with activity. 17 more words


Witnessing an eclipse is so overwhelming it has created a global community of "addicts"

Asking an eclipse chaser why they go to such great lengths to spend a minute or two beneath a darkened sky is like asking a person why they bothered to fall in love. 2,282 more words

Pinot Gris, Arsheen, Momtazi Vineyard, Maysara, McMinnville AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2015, 12.5% abv, US$16

I confess that even I get a little overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choice offered at some wine stores.

And I often shake my head when trying to figure out how they’ve decided to organize the styles, grapes, quality levels and regions represented. 112 more words


This is what a solar eclipse looks like from space

This summer’s big solar eclipse, stretching across North America on Aug. 21, is becoming one of the most anticipated moments of the year in the US. 136 more words