Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Just cruising...

The Great Blue Heron, with his wingspan of over 6 feet, cruises at 20 to 30 miles per hour.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Early Morning...

Because of the extremely unusual heat we're having, we decided to visit the wetlands shortly after sunrise this morning.  Mt. St. Helens is a faint shadow in the distance.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015


Windows and pews gone, unused for a hundred years, the Locust Grove Church still stands proudly in the Eastern Oregon sun.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Mountain's Mouth...

Looking straight into the caldera of Mt. St. Helens, you can see the beginnings of the new mountain top-- the dome in the center.  This view is from a ridge nearly 2000 feet above the pumice plane below.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Monday, June 8, 2015