Entry to come (or not). It’s too damn late and I’m too damn tired to think.
As can be surmised, I have made it to New York in one piece, more or less. The move was a schlep-and-a-half, and the next time I move out-of-state I'm not doing it by plane, but I made it mostly intact so I can't complain too much. Read more [...]
Taken in downtown Portland. The building was boarded up and I toyed with the idea of slipping in to take some more shots but when I got to the door I noticed a buzzer and for some reason got the impression that the building was still in use (despite looking abandoned). A little Googling later and I found out that it was a chain of department stores almost as old as Portland itself. It started out as just a tiny little general store in 1857 (barely six years after Portland itself incorporated) and Read more [...]
While camping in West Virginia, we spent one of the days hiking a small mountain. It's hard to tell from the photo, but we're actually at a summit a few hundred (maybe even a thousand) feet up. After eating our lunches on and enjoying the view from the summit, we decided to make our way down. As we left the plateau, I noticed this cross, right by the edge. It was pretty clearly man-made, as evidenced by the barbed wire that was used to hold the cross-plank. I can only assume it's there because Read more [...]