Blueberries For Sal

The 1948 picture book Blueberries for Sal never fails to take me back to my childhood. My parents used to read it to me at bedtime until I was old enough to read it to them instead. I loved hearing about Sal and her mother going blueberry picking to stock up for the winter. Sal starts…

First Ithaca Traditions

As a freshman, I never participated in the various traditions that most students here accomplish in their first few months. Returning for my second year, I knew it was time to start crossing off items on the unspoken Ithaca bucket list. My first trip to the gorges was a battle: walking a mile or so to…

First Rickshaw Ride

We walked along a waterfront that we thought would never end. Even as we approached the next block we didn’t believe we’d ever reach our destination: HempFest in Seattle, WA. We weren’t even celebrating the legalization of marijuana in Washington. We simply were killing time and relishing the moment with Lauren’s friends from Germany. As more beads…

Unwind

This is the ninth and final photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland. If you’ve missed any of the series, now’s the time to go back and catch up! All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the…

Splash

This is the eighth photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland, which I am almost finished unveiling. All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the comments below! 

Pedal

This is the seventh photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland, which I am continuing to unveil over the next few days. All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the comments below!