Author Archives: Justin Vernon

About Justin Vernon

I'm an amateur photographer, wanna-be writer, tech aficionado, and a classic introvert who values quiet time as much as I do the mountains and people of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies.

Remembering Cramer

In the Salmon River Breaks of central Idaho, fire is a frequent visitor. The area has a somewhat legendary status in the pantheon of wildland fire, known for the steep slopes that rise seemingly without end from the Salmon River … Continue reading

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Seagulls, sunsets, and jogging on the beach

Above: Seagulls at sunset in Seaside, OR. March, 2018. (In the spirit of being a bit more productive on the writing front, and also because I had a photo or two to share, I’m back for a late March entry.) … Continue reading

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A Short Update

So, here I am yet again… chronically late when it comes to writing. I had the best of intentions of writing at least once a month this year, but that got shot up pretty early. Maybe I’ll change that goal … Continue reading

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Favorite 5 images from 2017

I didn’t get to do as much photography as I’d like to last year (2017), but I still thought it’d be fun to take a look back at some of the pictures I did take. So here’s an impromptu look … Continue reading

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Hello 2018, Goodbye 2017

Above: Waves at Cape Perpetua, Oregon Coast, December 2017. And here I am, at the start of a new year, pounding away at the keyboard, fueled by coffee and music, after another two-month break in posting… so much for my … Continue reading

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Suddenly, November.

Above: Self-portrait under the stars, on one of my last nights in Boise, July 2017. The story so far… It’s been a hectic four months since my last update. July flew by in a hurry as fire season started to … Continue reading

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Independence Day musings

Above: View over the Willamette NF from a Cessna 182, looking at the Three Sisters. Late June, 2017. As is becoming my “norm” for this year, I’ve spent the past month or so too busy to really spend the time … Continue reading

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