Category Archives: travel

Happy Holidays!!!!!!!!!!!!       Hope everyone is  having a cozy winter. (Above is a Veridian Flycatcher, phone photo of the back of my camera.) My computer died the slow death. It was very old. Surprised it lasted 13 yrs.  So … Continue reading

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Varied Thrush

All through out the north west I heard these birds in the deep woods. Sounds like a whistle at a basketball game. Each a bit different.  Again…I hope I haven’t publised this already. Was really hard to get one up … Continue reading

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Meet Speedy the griz

She is about 300 maybe 350 lbs has big feet, not a large bear She is pretty complacient Sports jewlery used to wear a tracking collar  Thinks she is the sexy Queen of the Chilkoot river which is only 1.5 … Continue reading

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Haines, Alaska

Beautiful place. Winters not to bad. I could easily live here. Anyone want to be my patron? LOL.  Food and fuel is pricey! But it is a bit remote and most things come in by ferry than by road. Good … Continue reading

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Going for a swim

Hey! Water in the eye!

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Lake

This was in the Rockies north east of Jasper. Maligne Lake.

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Happy 4th

and also Happy Canada Day Coastal Black Bear cub, or shadows as I call them.

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Pacific Rim National Park, BC

Sun set on one of the beaches from the campground. This is rain forest country.  Dispite that saw plenty of sun .

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Woody Wood Pecker

This Pileated Woodpecker is where the cartoon drawings come from. And I think a few hair doos too!!   

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Camp

So I thought about this site..nice and shady Ok look closer…I lightened the photo..see that dark shadow mid right?? Occupied!! He likes to lay on his belly eating dandelions and drags himself along til he needs to get up for … Continue reading

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Oh my Bleeding Heart

I like this photo. WordPress mangaled it some. From forest walk in Florence.

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Rock and Water

Lone Rock near Page Arizona. here is why it is called Lone Rock: ANd here is size reference:

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Fog lays in Valley

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Ears tell it all

This past spring a moose mosyed out of the forest down to water near me. He came closer and gave me this look. It means “I am not thrilled with you here” and “maybe you better leave”. (ears laid back) … Continue reading

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Moving Day

This very wet Marmot had decided to move her pups. 4 in all, from one side of a dirt  parking area to another. We sat and watched with amusement. The grasses were very wet. At first we weren’t sure what … Continue reading

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Great Grey Owl

  She was looking over her fledglings and seemed unconcerned we were near. My friend and I did not see them that day but he got great shots a few days later. We did not stay long, a few snaps … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story

continued last post: So there they are 399 hot on Blondes heels… Sometime about now the people next to me panic, fearing the bears would run us over. A lady screaches and comes close to knocking me over. I am … Continue reading

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Just another Bryce photo

There must be millions of the same no doubt. I hiked the trail oncelong ago in second photo that was very interesting. Was very rainy and chilly the day I breezed through just recently. Bryce, Utah    

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Hi from the Tetons

Just a quick Hi! to let everyone know I am well and visitng the Tetons in Wy. 399’s 2016 coy waving goodbye to us after the ranger said we needed to move back.{coy is first year cub} no really he/she stood … Continue reading

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