Til the Cows Come Home

The area where I was photographing the moon on Tuesday evening has a lot of small farms. While I was there, one of the farmers was herding the cows back home. Maralee

Weekly Challenge: Carefree

On a hot summer day, one of the most popular places to be here in Bend is floating on the Deschutes River. Whether it be by kayak, paddle board, canoe or raft, hundreds of people get out to relax and enjoy floating on the river. Maralee

Painted Hills

Per Wikepedia, Painted Hills is a part of the John Day Fossil Beds, located in Central Oregon.  It is about 75 miles northeast of Bend. They are named after the colorful layers of its hills corresponding to various geological eras, formed when the area was an ancient river floodplain. The black layer is lignite that was vegetative matter …

Sunset III

This is the last of the sunset photos I took this week.  The smoke is gone and the skies are clear again. Maralee