We got up to fairly heavy snow showers, but Connor, Rowan, and I went on a couple of hikes anyway. All the pictures are from those trips. Read more about the outings at my trails blog.
There have been an impressive number of Ring-necked Ducks on Swan Lake this winter. My highest count was over 40. Most years counts are more typically in the 10-20 range.
Download Radio Show The 5 January show featured a conversation with Erin and Hig of Groundtruth Trekking. They were in town last October promoting Erin’s latest book Small Feet, Big Land: Adventure, Home, and Family on the Edge of Alaska. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave … Read more
On this year’s Christmas Bird Count I had selected 3 or 4 routes covering neighborhoods in the central area of town. I walked for nearly 7 hours and covered 13 miles (though only a little over 12 of that was for counting purposes). Rowan joined me for parts of my day, while Connor had been … Read more
The new Crescent Harbor Seawalk makes it much easier to get out on the breakwater. Each of today’s shots were taken from the viewing area at the end during fairly typical gray conditions.