Category Archives: Banalities & Journaling

Caveat: Tree #20

Here is tree number twenty. This morning, I placed the Rockpit, AK, sign that Arthur’s friend Wayne had given him for Christmas. Now our “town” is properly identified. Midday, we drove into town because we have a leaky water filter … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #19 and some pictures

I had a kind of reunion with Arthur’s property here. I went on a full circuit walk around the corners of the two lots. That sounds trivial, but in the highly overgrown, damp, boggy and slashy hillsides, it’s a major … Continue reading

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Caveat: 11034 miles (17757 km)

My trip odometer was 11034 miles (17757km) since departing home 63 days ago. That’s a lot of driving. And now I’m home. I think I’ll do absolutely nothing for a few days. A vacation to recover from my vacation. Hah. … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #17

A distant, daily tree.

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Caveat: Tree #16

Arthur and I drove north from Forest Grove, Oregon, to Bellingham, Washington. I saw this tree, with truck, at a rest area off I-5 near Centralia, WA. We arrived in Bellingham and checked in to our ferry with Alaska Marine … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #15

Here is tree number fifteen – from yesterday. Today I was too busy. Here are some horses in the next door field, saying hi at the gate. I went to the mechanic (for the Blueberry). I went to meet my … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #14

The fourteenth tree. Or maybe there is more than one tree in this photo? Arthur and I are starting to get ready for our departure back up to Alaska. [daily log: walking, 5km]

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Caveat: Tree #13

Here is a tree. It is under a waxing gibbous moon (upper right). [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Tree #12

I drove back to Juli and Keith’s. I stopped at rest area and took this picture of a tree (with other trees) in fog. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: … when I’m seven

Over the weekend. I visited my stepson Jeff and his family in the south suburbs of Seattle. His wife Yvonne took this picture of the three of us (referring to the 3 generations). We were playing a game. Parker is … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #11

Here is a tree from my inventory. [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Tree #10

Here is a tree I saw walking the other day. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Tree #9

This is pretty good picture of an archetypal Oregon tree. This is the Tualatin River. It has more water than it did during the summer. During a walk up to the tree farm, Juli took this picture of me with … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #8

Here is tree number eight. Here is Mount Hood, seen from the tree farm. Here are some former trees, awaiting their fate. Here is a very lonely apple seen on a tree by the road. [daily log: walking, 5km]

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Caveat: Tree #7

Here is tree number seven. In the morning, Arthur and I drove to Astoria. That’s because he had a heater getting repaired up there, and apparently there was no place closer that would make the repair. It’s about two hours … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #5

I took the dog Walter on a long walk up the hill through the tree farm. Here is a tree in the cloudiness. I took the Blueberry Tank to get its oil changed. There was another vehicle with an Alaskan … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #4

I’m thinking of just posting a picture of a tree every day. I think living up in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, I won’t run out of different trees. Today, the tree is a cherry tree in Juli and Keith’s … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #3

We drove back across Utah. This is daily tree #3 – some juniper at the side of a rest area. At a different rest area I met this bird. It walked right up to me, utterly fearless, and tasted my … Continue reading

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Caveat: Chocolate Avenue

I took a walk this afternoon. This time I went west. I found the big chocolate factory. There is a street behind the factory called Chocolate Avenue (sign at right in picture – the big white building is the chocolate … Continue reading

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Caveat: Hay

I took a long walk in the morning. I walked east up out of town. I looked south from the top of a hill. I saw a cold horse, who said nay. I saw something for the horse to eat, … Continue reading

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