I took these cloud pictures last Monday in part because of the interesting fine textures – I assume these tell me something about the winds, but I’m not sure what Overnight the clouds moved back in. I looked outside this morning to see overcast gray. Temperatures were up to 40 or more, but the frost … Read more
Yesterday as the sun was dropping low in the sky, I noticed a flock of geese flying south. I often try to guess how many are in a flock and then actually count to see. Sometimes, especially with distant birds like these were, it’s easier to take a picture and count when I get home. … Read more
This morning the kids and I took advantage of sunny weather and a low tide to visit John Brown’s Beach and check out some of the work being done by some visiting scientists. They were setting up experiments in about 20 small tide pools. At the time they were simply working on the setup and … Read more
Distant Peregrine Falcon flying in front of a backdrop of billowing cumulus clouds. Taken near St. Lazaria.
It was kind of a busy day today; the last day of meeting for classes at UAS, all the grading associated with classes winding down, and getting back and forth. I did feel compelled to stop this morning to take some pictures of the clouds breaking over the mountains. The mix of bright and dark … Read more
Petrichor. Waves of steam rising from sun-warmed pavement. The sound and feel of cool raindrops hitting my jacket and exposed skin. Dark clouds over the mountains, with the hint of a rainbow in front of the Sisters. My back warmed by the western sun. My walk back home late this afternoon was a sensory feast. … Read more