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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 A bsentee ‘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? The shadow stretches From this vast mountain sundial Marking time for stars

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 t