Wildly different emotions today... Today is my last as a full-time broadcaster. I am now semi-retired, working just two mornings a week to help clients with creative work and production. That means more time for more adventures for the two of us!
Even on the rainy western part of the Columbia River, the cliff faces show the same basalt structure you see on the dry side of the Cascade Mountains. But the variety of colorful plant life is amazing.
While we were visiting Coldwater Lake near Mt. St. Helens on Sunday, this Canada Goose family came in parade formation. Mama is at the front, Dad is bringing up the rear, and all 13 (!) of the brood are wondering about the guy with the camera.