Autumn ๐Ÿ‚ is Here

Backyard Baby And Mama Deer. White Salmon, Washington sunset last week, lovely Mt. Hood in the distance across the mighty Columbia River in Oregon. another recent sunset in Trout Lake, Washington Amazing old fashioned grapes ๐Ÿ‡ at my brothers place, on their way to become canned grape juice. They smelled heavenly! Aspen trees in ConboyContinue reading “Autumn ๐Ÿ‚ is Here”

Wisdom Within

I challenge you to list at least 2 qualities about yourself that you find to be good. Then think of 2 good qualities about someone you fear or despise. I am not saying you have to like them now… some things and some people we need to stay away from for our own sanity andContinue reading “Wisdom Within”

Weekend Adventures

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”

Leave No Trace

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”

Spring Storms

After spending some lovely time trying and failing to catch some lightning in Southern Washington Cascades May 6, i finally gave up on that and just enjoyed where I was standing. Hope you enjoy it with me!

Soft, Springy Earth

โ€œWhat a joy it is to feel the soft, springy earth under my feet once more, to follow grassy roads that lead to ferny brooks where I can bathe my fingers in a cataract of rippling notes.โ€ ~ Helen Keller