The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

Having  lived in the Pacific Northwest the vast majority of my life, reading this book I realized just how ignorant I am about its history. Timothy Egan takes you on a grand tour of the region, using characters you have likely never heard of. That's just one element of … Continue Reading ››

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

You can taste the gritty dirt in your mouth - and - I caught myself rubbing my eyes - as Timothy Egan spun this true tale of the history of the Dust Bowl. Couldn't put it down...a page burner. Burns your soul too. Buy … Continue Reading ››

Nitro Circus – Motorcycle and Bicycle Aerial Exhibition

Took two 11 year old boys to Nitro Circus in Bend, Oregon the evening of 9/15/2017. Very difficult lighting for photographers - But - I captured some you might enjoy. Click the image below to go to the Photo Album then navigate to the next image by the arrow on the … Continue Reading ››

The Central Oregon Apoc-Eclipse of 2017

Here are my thoughts following the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse that visited the Central Oregon region this past weekend.   This writing was published as a Letter to the Editor in the Redmond Spokesman on Wednesday 9/30/2017 and the Bend Bulletin on Sunday September 3, 2017 (common ownership of … Continue Reading ››

Lasso The Wind by Timothy Egan – A Review by Bill Dahl

I have a longstanding personal discipline when it comes to selecting books to read; every 5th book or so -  I require myself to read something published approximately 10+ years ago.  Thus, I encountered author Timothy Egan for the first time. Tonight, I just ordered three more of his … Continue Reading ››

Flathead River Fly Fishing

This photo album contains images I captured on our July 2017 float trip fly fishing the middle fork of the Flathead River. Our guide was Chris from Glacier Anglers near the West Glacier N.P. entrance. We floated 12 miles of the river in one full day and were mesmerized by the … Continue Reading ››