Charlottesville Vigil

A couple of pictures from the rally held today in front of City Hall. I hadn’t taken many pictures before a woman slid up next to me and asked me who I was with (for whom was I taking pictures). The conversation quickly devolved into accusations that I was a Nazi and I was taking

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Oregon Epiphytes

I took these pictures Sunday near the Santiam River, a tributary of the Willamette which flows down from the mountains east of Salem. Trees in Oregon are often covered with epiphytic growths like these. The things that look like brown, scaly leaves and the things that look like white coral are lichens. Lichens are composite creatures, made up

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