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Door Touch Up

I love finding unexpected designs — this one on a door in Talent, Oregon.

Park Fountain

From The Butler-Perozzi Fountain in Ashland’s Lithia Park dating back to 1914.


Outside lighting accenting sheer materials hanging indoors.

Lemon Meringue

A section of deteriorating paint on a curb

Chestnut Leaves

Looking up from under a Chestnut Tree in Lithia Park, Ashland

Rosehip on Rockface

The Union of a broken rose hip branch with a nearby rock face

Aged Iris

The essence of this iris seems to remain even as it transitions


A note of caution on the side of construction equipment


Vetch accents the Southern Oregon landscape in Spring with delightful patches of purple popping up everywhere,

Inside and Out

Part reflection and part interior seen through a vacant office building window in Medford, Oregon