The ‘Blood Moon’ lunar eclipse happened on the night of April 14 and into April 15, 2014. Clouds obscured the moon at the start, but finally cleared off during the transit and into the eclipse. The lunar eclipse started around 10:50 p.m. PT and finally became a total eclipse around 12:15 a.m.
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April 15th, 2014
April 14th, 2014
Tonight is the “blood moon” or the full moon lunar eclipse. I hoped to capture the moonrise this evening, however, clouds moving in didn’t make that happen. Instead, here are a few shots from Rocky Butte, an extinct volcanic butte in northeast Portland. The beacon tower is for aircraft at the Portland Inte
April 13th, 2014
Spring weather is here and I’m seeing I haven’t put any miles on my bicycle lately. Today, I geared up and set off on a short bike ride to Holladay Park east of downtown Portland and across the street from Lloyd Center shopping mall. Alright, Holladay Park wasn’t my intended destination, but it was a [R
I guess some inquiring minds have wondered what the little avatar you see on my Twitter @BJDorr profile is. I present to you the larger image. This is a selfie of me riding my bicycle on a country road in the 2010 Cycle Oregon Weekend. I didn’t know it at the time I took the […]
On April 15, the Tax Man, Wolf Man, and the Blood Moon cometh. The total lunar eclipse will happen on April 15, 2014, beginning around 9:53 p.m. Pacific Time. The ability to view the lunar eclipse also depends on Mother Nature keeping the clouds away. If for some reason clouds block the moon, here’s the […]
April 10th, 2014
On Monday, I took a day road trip, following Oregon Highway 99E and 99 from Milwaukie to Winston, Oregon, just south of Roseburg. Near the end of the stretch, I stopped at the Winchester Dam and fish ladder viewing area on the North Fork of Umpqua River in Roseburg. This historic 1889-built, 16-foot high dam […]
April 9th, 2014
Roslyn Lake was once a popular recreation lake north of Sandy, Oregon. When the Bull Run Dam was set for decommissioning in 2007, the diversion dams that supplied the water to Roslyn Lake, Marmot Dam on the Sandy River, and the Little Sandy River Dam on the Little Sandy River, were no longer needed. To […]
Mt. Hood peaks above the hills behind a pasture along Marmot Road west of Brightwood, Oregon.