We’re supposed to get snow tomorrow. Personally, I think it’s going to be another flop like last time.
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself. —Neil Gaiman
Luckily, I did not break an axle or die of dysentery on a recent trip to Oregon. I did however spend some time with two friends who were kind enough to drag me through the wilderness to see some lovely sights. There are more pictures in the full gallery, including one which should delight fans of The Goonies. Here however are some highlights:
That last one I got soaked by the Pacific in the process of taking it – waves viewed through a wide-angle lens are closer and faster than they appear!
Last month I had gotten lucky looking for tickets for the New England Aquarium’s whale watching cruises – there was a sunset cruise listed on the ticketing site, but it wasn’t advertised on the Aquarium’s website itself! Probably as a result of that the boat was fairly empty, hardly had to jockey for position at all, and I’m pretty pleased with a couple of the images I got: