I was surprised–not that surprised, mind you–to find a familiar image in a blog post I visited, that took me back a decade and a half, and over 3000 miles, to the Finley National Wildlife Preserve, just north of the town of Monroe, Oregon where my wife and I lived for several years in the mid 1990′s. We spent many sweet mornings and afternoons strolling the nature center and admiring the sometimes tens of thousands of migratory waterfowl. Hawks and Bald Eagles were common, too, but the best sight we ever saw was a beautiful white owl, in late 2007. I took many of my own pictures of this particular barn, none as subtle as this.
Here’s a couple of mine, scanned from 35mm, circa 1997: