Tag: Hiking

Baskett Slough

There’s so many speaking, not wanting to give up the slough. They’ve had it for the entire winter… to themselves Chickadees, common nighthawks, grebes, sneaky rails and coots.   The marsh, still cold…wet…wants to capture my clumsy steps. Grasses hide the outer rim of…

Leaves

Starbucks banana nut bread Grande Pike, medium roast Trailhead, outhouse, no toilet paper A cluster of campsites within a mile Driving, slightly faster than normal between campsites All other outhouses, no toilet paper Hillbillies with dogs at one campsite give me the evil eye…

Daylight Thieves

Sauvie Island, February 2019 (click on image to enlarge) More images found here and here.

The Ledge

Out on the ledge, the snow hushes the wild. This kind of quiet soothes while it scares Strange mixture of awareness. A lone northern harrier is the only singer. She strafes the powder with one beat of her wings Eyes on everything, including me….

Wisps

Sauvie Island, February 2019. Click on image to enlarge. More images found here.      

Labyrinth

Coyote Wall, Washington, February 2019. Click on image to enlarge. More images found here.  

Two Windows

Two Windows Wildwood Trail, Forest Park, Portland Oregon, January 2019    

Burnt Storms

Click on image to enlarge. Columbia River Gorge, January 2019. More images can be found here.  

Unstable

Klickitat River, December 2018 More images can be found here.    

Forest Spirit

Forest Spirit, Klickitat River, December 2018

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