This was taken early in the morning. The hummingbird perched on a the metal stand I use for the hummingbird feeder. He landed in a spot in front of a break in the tree with a bright area behind it.


We had a smoky haze in the sky last night at sunset. While the smoke makes for colorful sunsets, it isn't worth the devastation from all the fires we're having out west. A couple walking in the field at sunset

Balloons Over Bend

The Balloons Over Bend returned this year after taking a year off due to COVID. This year they launched from a school right down the street from us and one of the balloons flew right over our house. It brought back memories of our balloon flight over the Masai Mara in Kenya two years ago. …