Blue hues

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Downtown Phoenix, Arizona

Staring up at some office towers and a clear, blue sky in Phoenix, Arizona, a couple of weeks ago.

Make some noise

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Street art, Portland, Oregon

Look at these speakers spin some tunes! Spotted on a fence in the Alberta Arts District in Portland, Oregon, earlier this month.

Sunset over the apron

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PDX, Portland International Airport, Oregon

Looking out the window at the very end of Terminal C at Portland International Airport, when I was passing through there a few weeks ago.

Night out in Portland

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Blossoms, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, Oregon

Blossoms of Manchester, England, above, and The Arkells of Hamilton, Ontario, below, take the stage at the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, Oregon, about two weeks ago.

Arkells, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, Oregon

Mythical encounter

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Street art, Portland, Oregon

Spotted this lovely piece of wall art a few weeks ago on SE Division Street in Portland, Oregon. It’s a shame some thoughtless tagger chose to vandalize this.

Mischievous character

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Leipzig, Germany

This fella adorns a building in Leipzig, Germany, not too far from the central train station, in the city’s historical quarter. Spotted back in September.

New Inspiration

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Port of Portland, Steel Bridge, Portland, Oregon

An ocean-going vessel docked on the east bank of the Willamette River is framed by the superstructure and rails of the Steel Bridge in Portland, Oregon, as seen early last week.

Arch erected 1986

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Ankeny Arcare and Skidmore Fountain area, Portland, Oregon

Looking down Ankeny Street in Old Town, Portland.

Portland, Oregon’s “Space Taxi”

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Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon

I’ve visited Portland several times in the last few year … and this is certainly one of the strangest things I’ve encountered there. This so-called “Space Taxi”, spotted parked on NE Alberta Street, goes a long way to help Keep Portland Weird.

Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon

Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon<

Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon

Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon

Space Taxi, Portland, Oregon

Sailing adventure

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Street art, Portland, Oregon

Here’s another fanciful piece of street art spotted recently in Portland, Oregon.