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Tag Archives: forest

Backlighting Devil’s Club Overhead

Traveling to Seattle, a friend and I went to the John Bastyr School for one of their health and herbal festivals. A nature walk through the forest next to the campus intrigued me. It was incredibly informative, discussing how to use plants in the wilderness for medical treatments and health. The Pacific Northwest forest was […]

The Story of the Magical Mystery Door

Originally published on Google+ Shashi Bellamkonda took this amazing photograph of my magical mystery door when he was visiting our home outside of Portland, Oregon. Here’s the story of the door. When I was a child, we’d make frequent trips over the Cascade Mountains to visit family in Eastern Washington. Just before Leavenworth was “The […]