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Forest Bathing in Mt. Tabor Park

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Recently, I spent an afternoon forest bathing in Mt. Tabor Park. I simply went into the park and just wandered around, and I quickly found myself lost in another world. Not quite unexpectedly, the forest bathing lived up to its hype. Once I reached the heart of the park, I felt calm and relaxed. Leaving the park rejuvenated and happy, I …

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Beauty in Laurelhurst Park

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Teresa Herlinger shared some of her amazing photographs from her walks in Laurelhurst Park. I love the framing of the close-ups and the colors. Don’t you feel like you could touch the landscape she has photographed? I know I’m ready to visit Laurelhurst Park again very soon. Thank you Teresa for sharing your art, and I can’t wait to see what …

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Joe Wirtheim’s Garden

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Joe Wirthiem is a local graphic artist and owner of The Victory Garden of Tomorrow. Inspired by the Victory Gardens from WWII, Joe designs all sorts of posters and other art work that encourage us to connect with our world.

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Whitney Nye’s Exploration in Art

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Whitney Nye is a very talented artist in Portland. Here is just a little sampling of some photos of her work she shared with me when I spoke to her for this blog. You can find Whitney’s work around Portland, including the Laura Russo Gallery.