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Calm and peaceful hike But I have to ask myself Why are trees hiding?

Spring’s promise of life Takes on sarcastic shadings Before fall’s hammer

A blanket melted One of life’s loopholes exposed
Deep-cover agents

Puffy land-clouds float Hide their dangerous orange teeth Until the sun sets

Absentee ‘landlord’ Occasionally peeks down “Now what have they done?”

Stacked layers recede Layer after layer like Some Japanese print

Warm air envelope Nurturing my slow ascent
Laughs and disappears

Cold knives slice at clothes At the edge of the moraine And yet we linger

Why put these dreamscapes In a land where nothing lives Where only fools see?

Celebrate the Gorge Photography Exhibition @ Columbia Art Gallery

Miller Island Dawn
Three of my photographs have been selected for the Celebrate the Gorge Photography Exhibition. I don't think I'm supposed to show them here, so these are the two photographs I submitted that they didn't select.

Crown Point 
This is the Press Release:
For Immediate Release: July 26, 2010

Re: Columbia Art Gallery Show Opening

Contact: Columbia Center for the Arts

Catherine Kiewit, Gallery Manager

215 Cascade Avenue

Hood River, OR 97031

541 387-8877

Celebrate the Gorge Photography Exhibition to open at Columbia Art Gallery on First Friday, August 6th

The Columbia Art Gallery will host the first Celebrate the Gorge Photography Exhibition, set to run from Friday, August 6th through Sunday, August 29th. The Show Opening and Artist Reception commence Friday, August 6th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Works of 22 Northwest photographers will showcase the beauty, grandeur and character of the Columbia River Gorge region, incl…