Haunting color photographs made by Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger, in the ghettos of Warsaw and the smaller Polish city of Kutno in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1939 and 1940. Source: World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939... Guillermo Del Toro offers his perspective on the nature of success and failure… Failure and success live next door to each other and they have no numbers at the door. You just knock. ~ Guillermo Del Toro I bumped into this image of an octopus recently and had to share. Such a striking, symmetrical geometry to this octopus’ pose. Totally mesmerizing. Too cute! A beautiful portrait of a trash bandit (raccoon) framed by purple flowers. Another spectacular image found on reddit. It’s not clear to me who took the image, but redditor ihaveadarksoul seems to post the photographer a lot. Source: Reddit – One of the greatest photos I’ve ever seen. At my wife’s behest, I attended the January, 2017, Portland Women’s Day March. I haven’t done anything like that since college. The attendees marched quite peaceful, though with plenty of enthusiasm. Some speculated that the march remained peaceful... Displayed below are a collection of photos taken during a few hikes in the Columbia River Gorge during 2015. Most from my phone, so quality isn’t super. Still, some good shots.... Took a trip to the Oregon Coast, Seaside, and sites nearby. Visited Portland Japanese Gardens last spring or summer. Gorgeous grounds. Very well maintained.