“Don’t Tread On Me”: Photo of rattlesnake frozen in death during the Taylor Creek wildfire in Melin, Oregon. His last defiant act was to strike at the flames that consumed him. (Photograph by Dustin Davis) The story behind the photo: via “Don’t Tread On Me!” An Iconic American Photo Gone Viral.
A few recent shots to share with you from last weekend. This first one of the helicopter dipping in the turtle pond is during the recent Memaloose #2 Fire on the Oregon hills along the Columbia River between Mosier and Rowena. The fire was in mop up the last few days which has been aContinue reading “Weekend Adventures”
Rotary Club of White Salmon-Bingen presents the first annual ‘It Takes A Village’ peace promotion and community awareness event on Tuesday September 11th from 3 – 7 pm at Rheingarten Park in White Salmon. This will be happening in conjunction with the Farmers Market. We encourage you to bring your business to the Farmers MarketContinue reading “It Takes a Village”
On a freezing cold and brilliantly blue morning in Trout Lake, Washington. I sure seem to be thinking about snow and cold a lot this week 🙂 while all around me it’s hot and dry and there are fires. Too many fires.
Fundraiser for the Comstock family who recently lost their four month old baby.
When conditions are dry and low humidity, the strangest things can start fires. Be Aware!
On my way back from the woods Wednesday evening, i witnessed this wonderful sunset over Mount Adams, from Glenwood, WA.
Recently I was able to visit my daughter in Seattle, And spend a couple hours wandering around Shoreline community college while she was working. It was a lovely day! 22 degree Halo around the sun Campus flowers Bees 🐝 covered the Ceanothus, i managed to catch one with my cell phone! Bee flying among CeanothusContinue reading “Shoreline Community College”
I have come to realize that my heavy tagging on Flickr in early years has brought a lot more people to places I love. This can be good or bad depending on how they behave! There are now numerous hiking guides and photos on the Internet and detailed maps for most any place you wantContinue reading “Leave No Trace”
UPDATE 5/10/18: Last night Erica and her mother were interviewed for KGW Channel 8 by Christine Pitawanich/KGW. The interview was aired on the late evening news. Meanwhile on another front, our local Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce executive director had emailed her connection with the Seahawks, Mike Flood. Mike replied saying they can’t really sendContinue reading “Stronger than Cancer part 2”