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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Neskowins Island

Proposal Rock, Island, Neskowin, Oregon, Neskowin Creek

I might as well share one last photo of Proposal Rock, where I often found myself pointing my lens during a recent trip to Neskowin. Proposal Rock is a sea stack just at the edge of the ocean, named for the turn of the century marriage proposal of Charles Gage to Della Page. I wandered back up the beach along Slab Creek and snapped this photo, with the sun barely shining through the thick storm clouds collecting above. I love me a good coastal storm!


Shared On: Little Things; Skywatch; Friendship Friday; Friday Photo JournalScenic Weekends

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Proposal Rock Reflections

Proposal Rock at Neskowin in the fog

I visited the tiny beach town of Neskowin two weeks ago and because of my busy schedule, have not been able to post the photos until this week. Once I got home I realized I had taken many photos of Neskowin's most prominent feature, Proposal Rock. On the second day we were there, it was very foggy, and I took this photo as the fog was finally starting to burn off and back over the rock.


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Monday, June 13, 2016

Ghost Forest at Neskowin

Ghost Forest and Proposal Rock in fog, Neskowin Oregon

On the second day of a recent trip to Neskowin, Oregon, there was a very thick fog that rolled in from the ocean. I know that in the low tide, the remains of an ancient "ghost forest" can be seen on the south side of the rock. I crossed Slab Creek and walked as far down the beach as I could until you could barely make out the silhouette of Proposal Rock with the ghost forest standing guard around it.


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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Prineville Oregon After Dark

Prineville Oregon from Ochoco Wayside State Park at night

A small bucket list task of mine of the past few years has been to visit the Ochoco Wayside State Park after dark to capture the lights of Prineville. The small central Oregon town was pretty sleepy even on Memorial Day weekend when I visited and was able to cross the wish off my list.


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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Vehicle of Yesterday

Abandoned Vehicle with Mt Hood

Driving west along Highway 26 outside of Warm Springs, Oregon I noticed this abandoned car in someones field. Being a sucker for anything abandoned, I pulled off the road and navigated carefully over to capture the old vehicle with Mt. Hood overhead in the distance.


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