White Magnolia Flower (Magnolia stellata) 

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Portland Rainscape 

The long, wet, grey winters of Portland, Oregon can sometimes feel endless. Although many of us who grew up in the NW, wear our love of rain like a badge of pride. There is something special about having a personal relationship with water that falls from the sky. Some days the rain is as normal as the air we breathe, and other days it brings comfort and a sense of belonging.