Category Archives: Landscape

December frost

December frost.   Weather like this in the Willamette Valley doesn’t come around very often. On my way home from the vet clinic onView full post »

When diamonds grow on trees

Diamonds on a tree    We had an ice storm in the valley yesterday. It wasn’t a big deal, only about 1/4 inch of ice where we live. ItView full post »

Good morning Santa Fe

Sunrise in Santa Fe It promises to be a very busy week here. This was the first thing I saw as I stumbled to my car in search of aView full post »

Sunset from the east side

Cascade mountain range from Sunriver Day 141, 2012 The general rule of thumb when we travel is that I get sunrises and sunsets and KarenView full post »

Animal, mineral, vegetable – part 3

Day 135, 2012 I’m still relishing our vacation in my mind. I miss the simpleness, the peace and quiet, the slow pace of nature. IView full post »

Animal, mineral, vegetable-part 2

Central Oregon, a closer look Day 130, 2012 I loved being in Sunriver. There was just so much to see. Just as the sun was setting, we droveView full post »

The fountain at the capitol

Day 85, 2012 I actually took this one year ago today. There was sun and there wasn’t any wind. Once again, the Pacific Northwest hasView full post »

The Peace Garden

Chemeketa Peace Garden Day 61, 2012 On September 11, 2002 I was part of the group that dedicated this garden honoring the lives of theView full post »

Moonlit rock

Haystack Rock, Cape Kiwanda Day 36, 2012 This was my last photo of the evening on Saturday, the one I really wanted. It had been dark forView full post »

The power of positive thinking

Sunrise in Death Valley Day 23, 2012 Here is a desperate attempt to bring on some sun. I took this at sunrise in Death Valley two yearsView full post »


Rain in Salem, Oregon Day 18, 2012 Looks like Salem made the national news today. I was mildly surprised when I woke up to find a goodView full post »

Conversation with a blackbird

ISO 100, 105mm, f/4.0, 1/160 sec Day 6, 2012 I have always been fascinated by birds and part of the fun of going to the coast for me isView full post »