UnderpineAlthough my trip to Oregon last weekend coincided with "Rhodie Days," the peak blooming period of the amazingly vivid rhododendrons, I was more fascinated by the density of forest and underpinnings in the coastal area we visited. Here are a couple of photos that show the dense patterning on display in giant stands of trees. Moss and lichen abound. Walking or driving past the trees created all kinds of kinetic light and shadow patterns that I was unable to capture, except in memory.