Gentle Splash of Spring

Pause, look around you, breathe in the delicious smells swirling through the Spring air as flowers pop open faster and faster everyday. ┬áColor begins to paint the countryside and city gardens, forgotten flowers untended suddenly make their age old appearance on a cycle all their own, catching us by surprise and bringing gasps of delight.Continue reading “Gentle Splash of Spring”

Wind, Sun, and Gratitude

Wind, Sun, and Gratitude Letting the winds of Life dance around me like whirling Dervishes, my roots reach deep into the earth’s mysteries and songs, while my arms, like branches, reach with joy into the sun filled heavens above. Longing swims the same channels through my veins as Gratitude, connecting the heavens above and earthContinue reading “Wind, Sun, and Gratitude”

Great Horned Owl and Barred Owl

When I was a teenager, we had a clump of Ponderosa Pines in our backyard in Husum, Washington. On occasion several huge Great Horned owls would land in the trees, hooting back and forth at each other in the dark of night. I would stand out in the middle of the clump of trees andContinue reading “Great Horned Owl and Barred Owl”

One Day’s Adventures, Glenwood and Beyond

These images are linked to my best photo galleries, if you click on them you will see these and many more images available for purchasing and sharing on social media with your friends (by using the share buttons under the images) They tell the story of Tuesday, March 11, 2014 up in the high PrairiesContinue reading “One Day’s Adventures, Glenwood and Beyond”

Dreaming on a gray day

Today the fog and rain are thick in the Columbia River Gorge, so I thought I would revisit a much loved summer place, only open about 3 months a year. Accessible from Trout Lake, Washington, this portion of the Mount Adams Wilderness was returned to the Yakama Nation in 1972 as part of the HandshakeContinue reading “Dreaming on a gray day”

Calm Morning on the Columbia River at the National Fish Hatchery

My nephew called me this morning with a heads up about lovely sunlight coming under the fog on the Columbia near The mouth of the White Salmon River. Being the night Owl that I am, I was not yet ready for the day. I threw on my clothes, grabbed my camera, and drove down theContinue reading “Calm Morning on the Columbia River at the National Fish Hatchery”