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Homeless man killed struggled with mental illness

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A homeless man shot and killed after an altercation with a Portland business owner Monday lived a normal life until his struggle with mental illness became too much, his brother told KOIN 6 News. 276 more words


“But I know every rock and tree and creature,

Has a light, has a spirit, has a name.”

~Colors of the Wind

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Plywood, Tumbleweeds, and Cartoon Animals

In response to today’s daily prompt.


I used to love hideouts. Just between you and I, I still do. Always the social one, I’m feeling the need more often than not these days to have my own space, a get-away, to be left alone with my thoughts, a book, pen and paper. 796 more words

Writings & Musings

Boyfriend heartbroken after Vancouver woman killed

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (KOIN) — After 7 months together, Jeff Hesterley had to say goodbye to his girlfriend, Leisa Holt, the woman he called the love of his life. 359 more words


Wordless Wednesday (02/22/17)

Coltsfoot in bloom

Lichens draped over an old oak

Oregon white oak

Oregon grape


Wet prairie at Bear Branch

Thomas Creek

Thomas Creek

If you can’t grow up, then grow out!

Cottonwood in the clouds


Quest for a Sushi Burrito

Willamette Weekly posted an article on Sushi Burritos last week, and this weekend I trekked to the food carts to find one. I am a navigational prodigy, so naturally I followed an outdated geotag to the wrong food cart pod. 96 more words

Luciano Family | Oregon Family Photography

I’m catching up on my last few sessions before I’ll be current again. :-) Soon, though, soon!

In the meantime, how cute is this family? I took their photos a few weeks in between Thanksgiving and Christmas and they were so fun and gung-ho, even when it looked like it might pour down rain at any moment! 59 more words

Family Photography