Bald Eagles in the Columbia River Gorge

  Some information from Wikipedia “The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus; hali = sea, aeetus = eagle, leuco= white, cephalis = head) is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico. It is found near large bodies ofContinue reading “Bald Eagles in the Columbia River Gorge”

Saturday Night Sunset Chase

After another beautiful day on February 22 with Lennies over the Gorge and puffy white clouds in blue sky, I made an impulsive decision at sunset to drive north towards Glenwood. I started a little later than I should, and made it to the edge of Conboy Lake national wildlife refuge just at the peakContinue reading “Saturday Night Sunset Chase”

Horsethief Butte, Lake, and Lennies :-)

What a day for a daydream… la la la!   This afternoon I took off on a chase the light and Lenticular cloud mission, driving East from White Salmon along Highway 14.  Unsure of what I wanted to catch or which way to go, I kept my eye on the sky, with frequent stops toContinue reading “Horsethief Butte, Lake, and Lennies :-)”

Horsethief Butte and Lennies

This evening was delightful. I followed the light for the first time in a while, and it led me east to Horsethief Lake and the Butte. Beautiful clouds were on display, and golden light danced on the Butte before sunset. These are all iPhone shots, and I will no doubt do another post later afterContinue reading “Horsethief Butte and Lennies”

Seasonal Waterfalls and Grass Widows

This time of year is such a joy after the dark times to have the light, and with it the earliest of flowers and the waterfalls that Grace cliffs of the gorge. Grass windows bloom even as the snow melts along the mossy seasonally wet plateaus in the eastern end of the Columbia River GorgeContinue reading “Seasonal Waterfalls and Grass Widows”

A Winter’s Day in White Salmon

Husum Falls on the White Salmon River in Winter, February 8, 2014. The water under the falls was very green where the water was deep and churned up by the falls. February 9. 2014 Third day of shoveling, the snow has changed as temperatures warm above the low teens where they have been recently. EachContinue reading “A Winter’s Day in White Salmon”

Magnificent Ice Formations

A day at the Bonneville Hot Springs Resort with my friend Cheryl brought wonderful much-needed muscle relaxation, and photo opportunities before the visit to the resort.  This lovely weeping wall covered with ice caught my attention on the way in, and called for a pause for taking pictures.           Tonight in White SalmonContinue reading “Magnificent Ice Formations”

Random Bits of Pink

I just felt like some COLOR was appropriate, rich vibrant color to counteract the Ice and bitter wind outside. A friend treated me tonight to an amazing day at Bonneville Hot Springs Resort, and tonight coming home was the coldest it has been in awhile. So, for all of you anxious for warmer and brighterContinue reading “Random Bits of Pink”

Grass Widows at Catherine Creek

Last year on January 30… wonder if they are back!   I now have another Gallery Show set up at North Shore Cafe in White Salmon, Washington for February and March, come on by and visit! Come see my best images  by clicking the image in the sidebar that says purchase Prints.  If you contactContinue reading “Grass Widows at Catherine Creek”