My favorite photos of 2014

Arranged in no particular order,1 are my seventeen2 favorite photos I made in 2014.


  1. In fact, they are arranged in random order. Refresh the page to see another order. Have fun! Do it again and again. ;-) 
  2. Last year, I was able to limit myself to my 10 favorite photos. This year, I couldn’t make the cut. 

Lake Wahtum to Chinidere Mountain Hike

I hiked from Lake Wahtum to Chinidere Mountain with Rob and Ted E. Bear (a standard poodle). The weather was great, as was the scenery: clear views of Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, and a peek at the Three Sisters.

This hike is worth repeating.1 :-)


  1. Though there are so many other great hikes, I might not.
    Sorry for getting all scientific with the flowers’ names. ;-)
    I will sleep well tonight and that hot shower this evening was especially nice. 

SNA — PDX Trip

My multi-purpose business-personal-conference-fun trip is over. I flew from the Orange County airport (SNA) to Portland (PDX) yesterday afternoon. For some unknown reason, I ended up in first class (honest, I didn’t ask for it, but it was a wonderful birthday gift).

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