Jazz and Photography

…..and saying YES to possibilities. I’ve been listening to jazz since I was 17 years old. I’ve been taking photos since I was 19 years old. They are and have always been my two favorite pastimes for all these decades. Several years ago it occurred to me that it would be fun to combine the … More Jazz and Photography

Team Rust

I’ve been asked who Team Rust is and why we go by that name.  So I’ll try here to tell you who we are, how we came to be and what our mission has been and continues to be going forward. We are a small cadre of wannabe banditos exploring Americas past.  I say cadre … More Team Rust

A Ghost Story (another Team Rust Adventure)

A friend of mine and I like riding around the high plains of the Pacific Northwest, specifically eastern Washington exploring old ghost towns and abandoned homesteads.  Many, in this part of the country, date back to the mid 1800’s and just by looking at them you know these were hard times.  Visiting old cemeteries is … More A Ghost Story (another Team Rust Adventure)

Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon is the city connected to Washington State by this beautiful bridge.  It’s also the city we Washingtonians drive right through on our way to Oregons beautiful west coast.  It’s not a city that many people stop in because you’re almost always on your way to somewhere else.  After too many years of doing … More Astoria, Oregon