Monthly Archives: February 2012

Painted Hills

The painted hills of Eastern Oregon are a beautiful view of different colored dirt displayed for your pleasure. The clay absorbs water so quickly that the clay particles swell and seal the surface so that water can not penetrate. Water … Continue reading

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Maryland State Sport Jousting

Ring jousting is the Maryland State Sport. In the 1950’s I played charge for the Barnesville St. Marks Jousting Tournament. This year I went back to Barnesville to photograph some of the jouster. This genteman’s lance has already gotten one … Continue reading

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“Fish Dinner”

While my family was enjoying Disney World, I decided to explore nature several miles away. I found this small nature center for school children open to the public on weekends. As I was standing on the dock watching some playful … Continue reading

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Surfing Dolphin

My grandson and I were delighted on our ferry ride to have several dolphins surfing in the ship’s wake. Some of them would turn over to show their pink underside. This one really rode the wave to perfection.

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Ancient Tree

This small ancient tree caught my attention with all the twisted lines on it’s trunk. I spent quite a while getting the background just out of focus enough to make the tree pop but still make out the mountains behind … Continue reading

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Dome Rock Formation ,Owynee River

We climbed this rugged blueish dome from the backside of you camp site. It took over a hour of steady climbing but the scenery was worth the work. The area is so dry few plant get over a foot high. … Continue reading

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Abandon Homestead on Owyhee River, Oregon

The white water rafting trip down the 60 mile run of beautiful river ending near this abandon homestead. The homestead was a stark reminder of how difficult it can be for us to live in a place that only gets … Continue reading

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