Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Facial Animation

Kyogen Japanese Comedic Theater
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR

Monday, March 30, 2009

'57 Cadillac Neon Extravaganza

Rock-N-Rogers Diner
3235 Market St NE
Salem, OR

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Gray Ghost

Chintimini Kennel Club Dog Show
March 28-29, 2009
Linn County Fair & Expo Center
3700 Knox Butte Rd E
Albany, OR 97322

My favorite breed didn't win Best in Show today, inspite of her beautiful showing.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Whipping Winds

Bureau of Land Management Office
1717 Fabry Rd SE
Salem, OR 97306

The evening's 30 MPH wind gusts were having their way with the landscape trees in front of Salem's BLM building.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Queen Anne Style

Gilbert House - 1887
A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301

A.C. Gilbert, toy manufacturer and inventor of the Erector Set was also nephew to A.T. Gilbert, the Gilbert House's original owner.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Spring Break

A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301

With spring break coming to a close the Gilbert House was rife with energetic children squeezing in one more day away from school.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Salem's First Storekeeper

Cox Cemetery
2565 Riverside Dr S
Salem, OR 97306

In 1847, Thomas Cox built Salem's first store building at the corner of Commericial & Ferry Sts.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Police Fleet

City of Salem Police Department
555 Liberty Street SE #130
Salem, OR 97301

Monday, March 23, 2009

One World

Peace Plaza
Salem Civic Center
555 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Back View

300 Block State St
Salem, OR 97301

Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Stingray

Beaver State Corvette Show
March 21-22, 2009
Heritage Mall
1895 14th Ave SE
Albany, OR 97322

Friday, March 20, 2009

Tea for Two

Bush House Museum
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302

Antique doll exhibit.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Salem Neon

South Salem Cycleworks
4071 Liberty Road South
Salem, OR 97302

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Getting a Fresh Coat

Spring Valley Presbyterian Church
4885 Brush College Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Diving Off

2009 Pacific Crest Championship
March 14-15, 2009
Willamette University
Sparks Center pool
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301

This past weekend the Willamette Bearcats hosted a swim meet that featured 11 teams and 319 local swimmers.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Open Tryouts

Cascade Surge Tryouts
March 13-14, 2009
Willamette University
Sparks Field
900 State Street
Salem OR 97301

The Surge is a member of the PDL, a developmental league for the United Soccer League. The team is Oregon’s only minor league soccer program and offers college players an opportunity to play top-flight soccer while maintaining collegiate eligibility. They play their first home game May 15th.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Colorful Regalia

6th Annual Social Pow Wow
March 14, 2009
Cone Field House
Sparks Athletic Center
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Blue Ribbon Winners

Dressage for the Ages Show
March 14-15, 2009
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St NE
Salem, OR 97303

Friday, March 13, 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Water Landscaping

Pringle Creek
Pringle Park Plaza
310 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97301

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Color Guard Salute

Veterans Muster
March 11, 2009
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

Military veterans and supporters gathered on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol today for a Veterans Muster, a public forum to show support for veterans and address pending state legislation that will impact Oregon's veteran community.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Mr. Green Eyes

The Albany Brass Ring Historical Carousel and Museum
503 First Avenue W
Albany, OR 97321

Volunteer hand-carving carousel animal.

Monday, March 9, 2009

More Horse

The Northwest Buckskin Club
Northwest Classics 2009
March 6-8, 2009
Linn County Fair and Expo Center
3700 Knox Butte Rd
Albany, OR 97322

Buckskin is a color of horse that resembles certain shades of tanned deerskin caused by a gene that affects red and black pigments. A trait that can be traced to Mustang descendants from Spain. Unsure of the history of the fancy show attire.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Future Cowhands

Oregon High School Equestrian Meet
North Valley District
Team Penning Competition
March 6-8, 2009
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St NE
Salem, OR

Fundamental Penning Rules:
(1) Within a 90 second time limit;
(2) a team of three must cut out three head of cattle, of an assigned number, from a herd;
(3) and pen those three head of cattle.
The fastest time wins.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Skate at Your Own Risk

Fairgrounds Skate Park - 4-H Barn
2330 17th St NE
Salem, OR 97301

As of November 2008, the State Fairgrounds has provided the temporary use of in their 4-H barn for a skate park. They've supplied ramps, electricity (lights for evening use), and an employee to help facilitate operations. Skaters now have a place to play that is undercover, free, and safe for all ages to skateboard at.

Friday, March 6, 2009

The Witness Tree

7111 Spring Valley Road NW
Salem, OR

This 250+ year old white oak tree recently received the Oregon Heritage Tree designation for its use as a survey marker in 1854.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Night Lights

Salem Conference Center
200 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97301

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Carefree Highway

Unknown Farm
West Salem, OR

Monday, March 2, 2009

Hershy's Red Pinot Noir

Hershy's 8th Birthday Party
March 1, 2009
Ankeny Vineyard Winery
2565 Riverside Rd. S
Salem, OR 97306

Hershy, the vineyard's resident chocolate lab, greeter and this pinot's namesake, was too tired from a full days worth of festivities to pose for a photo. After a piece of cake and a glass of wine, I was ready for a nap too.

Sunday, March 1, 2009