About an hour's drive to the west of Corvallis lies the ocean.
But in a few months it will become tame enough for a canoe.
People complain about how much it rains here, but what do they expect if they move to a temperate rainforest?
I love the rainwater, the full creeks everywhere rushing to the sea.
Water itself is like some high-tech trick, a special effect that can take many forms.
Rain drops turning to ice.
A winter mist.
Photos from-or near-Corvallis, Oregon.