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Flutter & Hum · 6d ago

Wednesday Vignette – elevate!

Last night was the Interim Superintendent’s and several Directors’ very last School board meeting. Lists of accomplishments (real or perceived) were read, incompletes were noted, and thank y...
Flutter & Hum · 1W ago

Wednesday Vignette – stacked

Idling behind this lumber truck at a red light the other day, I found the view quite hypnotic. I wondered what the numbers mean, and what the color markings signify. 40/5… maybe it indicates...
Flutter & Hum · 2W ago

Wednesday Vignette – civility, color, and contrast

The MAX train murders in our fair city this past week has been on my mind – a lot. And, before that, an incidence of racist arson… I just don’t understand that kind of hatred. Portland is ve...
Flutter & Hum · 3W ago

Wednesday Vignette – beyond the startle of the surprise…

I have always had the most intense snake phobia. Ridiculous, I know – I have been known to drop books and scream if I was surprised by a photo of a snake in it. If you are the same way, … Co...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – marvelous monocultures!

Drove through some of Oregon’s farmland this week, and saw some spectacular sights. Pulled over and stopped the car several times. You know how a drift of something has a greater visual impa...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – PHEW!

Not very exciting photos this week, but very happy ones! 😀 For anyone who has seen my Facebook feed lately, it has mostly been filled with local school election crud. Emotions and tensions h...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – blissfully high

The other day, I trudged across the St John’s bridge to place some hard to remove political signs (for an upcoming school board election) and a MUCH needed school construction bond) in a hig...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – a watery veil

Tomorrow, there will be sun. According to reports, it will even be warm! 81 degrees F, to be exact. I will probably be grumpy – my body takes a little while to get used to temperature change...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Gifts for posterity

As some of you know, I spend a few days a week at Joy Creek – arguably one of our most interesting local nurseries. It was started 26 years ago by Mike and Maurice. After years of looking, t...
Flutter & Hum · 2M ago

Wednesday Vignette – the great unfurling

So, I finally got it. That nasty crud that everyone seems to have had this winter. And just when I was thinking I was home free… well, stupid me! The Universe noted my cocky arrogance, and s...