Sunday, January 31, 2010

Pixie drops

Recent rains placed tiny water drops inside the Pixie Cup lichen in our front yard. The biggest drop is less than 1/8" in diameter.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Columbia River Gorge

Picture taken today from Vista House, looking East

View of Sand Island in Columbia River, near Bridal Veil Falls

Looking across the Columbia River from the Oregon side to Cape Horn on the Washington side. This is a composite of 7 photos stitched together.

Closeup of Cape Horn waterfalls

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Lanceleaf Spring Beauty, Claytonia lanceolata

I found this small flower along a logging road in the nearby state forest. It is in the same family as Miners Lettuce and the flowers are almost identical.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pseudotsuga menziesii, Douglas Fir

I wouldn't say I live in a rain forest, but as the pictures show, its close....