Category Archives: Oregon

Leaving Oregon painting

I painted this acrylic on canvass board and called it “Leaving Oregon”. The little whitish/purplish crosshatching is actually made up of slivers of a giant U.S. Atlas that Katie and I used on our cross country drive, moving out to … Continue reading

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Painting a day: Kilchis River Chum Salmon

I’m doing a fly fishing painting every day until I burn out to have something interesting on the Great Lakes Fly Fishing Blog. Here’s my latest: Chum Salmon on the Kilchis River.

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Monster Jams, Matthew Knight Arena!

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Pulling out of the Portland Station, Amtrak Cascades

RAILS THROUGH PORTLAND Rustling open the white plastic circus tents, horses huddle under blankets, paw under bridges. A bearded man sleeps with his bruised face pressed to the stones along the tracks, hugging an old green coat. Steel moves against … Continue reading

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Silver Falls State Park

Samuel Boardman in the early 1950s logged ancient Myrtlewood trees on the Chetco River. He treated the boards at an experimental OSU lab in Corvallis – 18,000 pounds of Myrtlewood came out of the kiln six days later weighing 8,000 … Continue reading

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Photos: Caddis Fly Shop McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament 2011

You can check out the writeup and stats on the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog. Here are some photos I liked that didn’t go into the official post:

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