Thursday, February 28, 2019

Farewell to a great artist...

Thinking about Andre Previn. He scored movies at MGM while still in his teens. He was an amazing jazz pianist in his 20's -- 1956's "Shelly Mann and his Friends" is one of my favorites. He was a sought after concert pianist who was amazing with Barber, Poulenc, Mozart, Gershwin, Shostakovich and others. He began an outstanding conducting career in the first half of the 60s. He conducted great works with great orchestras. He composed violin concertos and even operas. He was 89. A great life.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Very unusual snow expected Monday, so I'm thinking about warmer summertime temperatures along the Columbia River...

Looking across Maryhill, Washington, towards Biggs Junction, Oregon, across the river...

Monday, February 18, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Stella in the Winter light...

More than a hundred years ago, riverboats used to stop at Stella to take on wood for fuel.  It hasn't changed a lot.