Seeing and greeting from afar, acknowledging today, and desiring a better one.

  1. "One doesn’t inherit a national identity the way one gets hair, skin, or eye color; one acquires it in childhood or, with great effort, through voluntary assimilation later in life."

    Colin Woodard, “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America”

    Woodard's Proposed American Nations

    19 hours ago
  2. Home. 1 day ago
  3. Happy Labor Day!
Jasper Johns, “Flag” (1954-55)
Via the MoMA 1 day ago
  4. My love. 1 day ago
  5. Oregon Summer. 1 day ago
  6. 3 days ago
  7. "I’ve decided not to go to school this fall." 4 days ago
  8. Michelle Armas, “All Your Might” 5 days ago
  9. #boymeetswest 5 days ago
  10. The Columbia River 5 days ago
  11. "For I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten too much or not at all, slept around the clock or missed two nights of sleeping, worked too hard and too long in glory, or slobbed for a time in utter laziness." John Steinbeck, “Travels With Charley” 6 days ago
  12. #boymeetswest 6 days ago
  13. Summer is butter on your chin and corn mush between every tooth. 1 week ago
  14. "Strange how one person can saturate a room with vitality, with excitement. Then there are others, and this dame was one of them, who can drain off energy and joy, can suck pleasure dry and get no sustenance from it. Such people spread grayness in the air about them." John Steinbeck, “Travels With Charley” 1 week ago
  15. "I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." — The Apostle Paul, Galatians 2.20 1 week ago