Portfolio: Pacific NW travel: Ducey-mountain-painter-st-helens-web

Roderick Smith from Portland, Oregon works on a painting he calls {quote}The Last Tango with Mount St. Helens{quote} outside the Johnston Hill Observatory in Washington on September 30, 2004. Active seismic activity has led scientists to believe the volcano could erupt any day. (© copyright Karen Ducey)

Roderick Smith from Portland, Oregon works on a painting he calls "The Last Tango with Mount St. Helens" outside the Johnston Hill Observatory in Washington on September 30, 2004. Active seismic activity has led scientists to believe the volcano could erupt any day. (© copyright Karen Ducey)