Taken near the Columbia Gorge in September, 2015, Native Americans catch fish the old fashioned way their ancestors used. Materials are a bit more modern, but the concept remains the same. I always encourage people to respect the ones fishing, ask before taking photos, and offer to send them images of themselves.
I took this series of photos from the sand bar at the mouth of the White Salmon River this last Monday when temps hovered around 18 degrees F before factoring in wind factor. I not sure who was the craziest, this man and child, or me, the crazy photographer! 🙂 Any opinions on the bestContinue reading “Frozen Fishermen”
Lower Falls on the Lewis River is a place full of happy childhood memories. Where as most people who go there are most familiar with this viewpoint and the nearby campground, I remember a time this campground was brand new and small, and very few people came this way. 90 road did not goContinue reading “Life on the Lewis River, Memories of Youth”
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”
I have been slipping up again lately making new posts! Life has been full, with fall colors and lenticular clouds and historic train rides, so hopefully I can share more of those with you soon. These are all taken in Lyle, Washington, from the Bridge whose shadow you see in the first image. Here atContinue reading “Fishermen and Trains on the Klickitat”
Bear Grass has such intriguing blossoms, and they are thick this year! These images were all taken July 3, 2013. Many of the lower blossoms are faded now July 12, but higher up the road there are still many flowers to enjoy. There are also cute Critters. We also get some lovely sunsets… this oneContinue reading “Bird Creek Meadows is Blossoming”
Bear Grass has such intriguing blossoms, and they are thick this year! These images were all taken July 3, 2013 This is taken up by the locked gate to Bird Creek Meadows by Mount Adams… and that gate will open for the season Monday Morning early! The area is managed by the Yakama Tribe, andContinue reading “Bird Creek Meadows Opening”
Final hours to help this amazing elder of our country who has a dream of returning before he dies to the beached of Normandy where so long ago he and many others helped win a major war. This man is an Oregon legend, fishing like no one else and bringing his big grin to theContinue reading “Help one of our elders fulfill his dream!”