Category Archives: Wildlife

2018 Christmas in Riverside – Trains

Dates of Visit: December 19 – 29, 2018 Our two grand sons live near Chicago; they are at the prime Christmas ages so we knew where we would be on Christmas morning. We arrived in the afternoon of Wednesday December … Continue reading

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Fall at the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

Date of Visit: October 11, 2018 I’m working through the pictures, descriptions, and accounts of our recent Western US Loop road trip in order to write my posts. But the seasons are turning to Fall so I went out to … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Day 2

Date of visit: July 16, 2018 Our first stop was the Oregon Coast Aquarium – really it is the reason we picked Newport as our destination. We seem to remember visiting here years ago when the kids were young; perhaps … Continue reading

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New Lens Testing

Photos taken: July 6&7, 2018 I retired – again – a few weeks ago. I joked with my friends that I’ve gone back and forth between working and retirement¬† so often in the past four years I should just start … Continue reading

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Tualatin Wildlife Refuge

April 21, 2018 A couple of buddies and I went out to the local wildlife refuge today. Even though trains don’t roll through it – like the Ridgefield Refuge – there was plenty to see. Jay is updating his plant … Continue reading

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Wood Ducks 2018

It’s that time of year again: wood ducks are pairing up and looking for nesting spots.¬† Thanks to our neighbor Jon we have a great wood duck box (is it a duck box that is made of wood or a … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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