A week or so ago we had a deer walking through the green space behind our house. Based on her markings, I’m pretty sure it’s Blitzen. The reindeer must have been fattening up for their big trip tonight. I didn’t know that the reindeer also scout out the neighborhoods before Christmas. I’ve also seen Blitzen… Continue reading Reindeer?
Trip Dates: June 23-24, 2019 Carla and her sisters were on an adventure up to Lake Chelan, Washington so I was left to my own devices for a few days. I’d been eyeing the new McMenniman’s lodge squeezed between I5 and the Columbia River about 28 miles north of – well north of the Columbia… Continue reading Kalama Harbor, WA
Date: May 28, 2019 Our friends Kate and Don came up from California for a visit. The next day we headed out for a multi-date adventure – but more on that in future posts. The weather was just perfect so we grilled some brats and ate on the deck. Earlier in the day as I… Continue reading Neighborhood Raccoon
These aren’t the best images; I’m shooting through glass and into the sun which gives some wicked reflection. But the subject is something I’ve been trying to capture for a while. I’m at the breakfast table eating and reading when I look out and sure enough there are two pair of wood ducks hanging out.… Continue reading Nesting Wood Duck
Picture Dates: February 18 & 24, 2019 Last weekend (February 17, 2019) our neighbor and local wood duck supporter cleaned out the nesting box in the green space behind our house. Just in time. The next morning a couple of wood ducks were scoping out the homes in the neighborhood. The female was already in… Continue reading Wood Ducks