Archive for ‘Mad Hatters in the Wild’

July 16, 2019

Some Pics I took Yesterday

by duncanr

It was a nice day yesterday and I was in a reflective mood so I visited a couple of places where Dee and I used to enjoy spending time together

I am fortunate in living just a few yards from some parkland and 5 minutes walk from the front door of my cottage leads to this haven of peace and tranquility

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Lots of happy memories of Dee here and .

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July 8, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Larch Mountain’s Sherrard Point

by allthoughtswork

Larch Mountain Sherrard Pt2web 5-30-19

If you hike to the top of one of Portland, Oregon’s, closest volcanic plugs at sunset, you can often spot indigenous Millennials gathering for courtship rituals called Selfies at the edge of 100-foot precipices. WARNING: Do not feed.

 

July 6, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Puffies!

by allthoughtswork

Cannon Beach puffies3 7-4-19

After 14 years, I finally spotted Tufted Puffins.

Not a bad shot for a twelve-year-old camera in extreme digital zoom with no tripod at a fifty degree angle upward while dodging sneaker waves at low tide on a cold, foggy Oregon beach at dawn on the Fourth of July. I’d like to thank strong coffee for these pictures.

Cannon Beach puffies2a 7-4-19

Cannon Beach puffies1 7-4-19

May 28, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Vellela vellela

by allthoughtswork

Arcadia Beach & four counties1web 5-24-19

Hundreds of thousands of glassy blue jellyfish were strewn across drizzly, post-storm Arcadia Beach.

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May 22, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Whatta day to be a cow

by allthoughtswork

Oak Bottoms1 5-21-19

Black Angus (Anguses? Angi?) enjoying some cool spring breezes along the Oak Island Nature Trail next to sleepy Steelman Lake.

May 14, 2019

Mad Hatters in the Wild: Spring in the Gorge

by allthoughtswork

Rowena Overlook1 5-12-19

Balsamroot and lupine gettin’ whipped by warm winds at sunset on the Rowena Plateau of the Columbia Gorge.

Gonna start postin’ a pic from recent hiking excursions. Duncan, where’ve you been ambling with the pooch?