Every year people travel to the east coasts deciduous forests to see the glorious autumn colors at their peak. However, many do not realize that certain conifer forests can be just as colorful. Some folks search out forests heavy with the western Larch tree. In our county the conifer forest is mixed with fir, [...]
Although the title sounds a bit Hitchcock-esque, I assure you there is nothing mysterious in the meaning! You see, spring/summer of 2017 has brought more wild babies of the feathered variety to the ranch than we have seen before, thus year of the birds. First, a Red Breasted Robin pair started things off by building [...]
Each spring hillsides around our county erupt in a yellow profusion of Balsam Root, like being swathed In sunshine. This one near town takes my breath away every year when I see it in flower for the first time! Aren’t they such friendly, happy looking flowers?
One evening last week I looked up to see these clouds. Really interesting, eh? And pretty, too. We have no idea what this formation is called. If you know, please tell us!