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Photos from the Vespertine Winter Ball 2014 – Portland Oregon
Ahoy mateys, pirates and mermaids! Swashbucklers Ball 2013.
Our neighbors in Gresham, Oregon do a great job. The woman who creates the “cemetery” spends months hand making all the artifacts.
Amethyst and I had a wonderful time at the Vampire Masquerade Ball. We both felt it was the best one yet. Although crowded as usual, it seemed that everyone had a wonderful time.
In the summer of 2013, we attended the Oregon Renaissance Festival in the city of Hillsboro.It is a re-creation of a 16th century European village.
On our way home from our last stop in Lincoln City we pulled into a small nursery which had several acres of tulips.
Trying out super wide angle lens at the Lan Su Chinese Garden in downtown Portland.
Amethyst and I went to Al’s Garden in Gresham the other night for their fun evening of very early Christmas marketing!
On a beautiful weekend in October Amethyst and I hiked up the many steps to Larch Mountain. We were so happy that it was a “Five Mountain” day!
Hulda Klager Lilac Garden
The Grotto in Portland Oregon is a world of lights and wonder as well as choral music during the holiday season.
"Chicago, Chicago I will show you around" I was in Chicago for a business meeting a few weeks ago. My friend graciously invited me to spend the weekend. I had not been in Chicago in over 20 years. Way back in 1968-1970 I made several trips including the 1968...
The story behind the statue of Bela Lugosi at the Vajdahunyad Castle in Budapest, Hungary
Combination of Eastern and Western TraditionsThe Trout Lake Abbey is an unusual combination of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with a Zen Buddhist Temple and a Druid Sanctuary. They have an organic farm as well as accommodations for visitors. Look at...
Visiting the gardens of the Getty Center in Los Angeles December 2014.