New Growth

The beach grass appears to be sending up new shoots. I also noticed that the alder leaves are starting to open up on the tree in the neighbor’s yard.

A Hint of Spring

It has been a mild winter here this year. There has only been one signficant (>1 inch) snowfall in town so far. On only a few days has the snow level dropped below 2700 feet (estimated by observing the fresh snow on the mountains). Despite this atypical warmth, it has still felt like winter. Part … Read more

Medvejie Lake

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site.] Went to Medvejie with dad and Uncle Andy today. Got a ride out with some hatchery workers in the morning. By the time we got to the lake, the sun was just getting into the bottom of the valley as it rose above … Read more

Mt. Verstovia

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site.] Jonathan and I went up Verstovia. It was the first time I had ever gone up to the main (3300+ feet) peak. the sun was shining brightly which ended up causing slight sunburn for both of us. It was nice that there was … Read more

Medvejie Lake

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site.] The weather was sunny and warm and Jonathan, Christine, and I hiked out from Herring Cove to Medvejie Lake. Upon reaching the lake, we saw Dan Evans preparing to take the canoe to the other end of the lake. He had apparently intended … Read more

Indian River Road and Trail to First Bridge

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site.] Jonathan and I walked up the road behind Indian River Gravel pond to cut across the muskeg and to the trail. I got some decent pictures of a dragonfly and lilies in a muskeg pond. the sun was breaking through the clouds after … Read more