Surrounded by Fires

We are still living in very smokey conditions where it is unhealthy to be outdoors too much. We are surrounded by fires so no matter which direction the wind is blowing, we get smoke. This photo of the sun was taken at about 5:00 yesterday afternoon. This is just as it came out of the …

Home on the Range

Last weekend we made a trip through eastern Oregon to Vale and Ontario.  This area is truly "high desert" and has its own, unique beauty. We saw lots of eagles. We didn't have much time to spend stopping for photos on the way to Ontario, and taking photos at 65 mph is not easy. But …

Morning

Another view from my morning walks. This is from last week. This week it has been cold, dark and gray out and I haven't had a chance to get out for my morning walk. But driving in to work this morning the skies had cleared and we can now see snow on the mountain tops. …

Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway 1

Yesterday we took our friend along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway.  Our first stop was at beautiful Sparks Lake.  We had an incredibly beautiful fall day.  The mountains had a light dusting of snow on them. Maralee