Posts Tagged ‘columbia river’

Shining Sea

Shining Sea

New On iStock…       I’ve titled this image Shining Sea, but it is actually a river. More specifically, the Columbia River with the brilliant summer sun sinking slowly into it. Like this:Like Loading…


Mid-Columbia Eastern Washington Photo Gallery

Kayaker In The Yakima Delta

I’ve recently added a selection of my photographs taken in and around the Mid-Columbia region of Tri-Cites in Eastern Washington State to my online portfolio. There are so many photo opportunities here where I live – – dramatic skies, wildlife, three rivers coming together, agriculture, vineyards, orchards, amazing topography carved out from glaciers of many […]


My Water Loving Dog

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Milo, my crazy dog, loves to run through water. I discovered this his first day home after we adopted him from Benton Franklin Humane Society. After getting settled in and checking out his new back yard, he ran, jumped and frolicked through our backyard fish pond. Many times. Through it. Up and down the water […]


Wallula Gap Hike

Glacial Fields & Shrub-Steppe

A slideshow of photographs from a 6 mile hike yesterday by the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. We walked the animal trails over glacial fields and shrub-steppe – up, up and up some more to be rewarded with a beautiful vista view of the Columbia river and Wallula Gap below. You’ll […]


Native Plant Appreciation Week

Native Plant Hike - Wallula Gap

A friend an I joined up with a local group of hikers to take in wildflowers and native grasses among shrub steppe and vistas created by the Ice Age Floods above Wallula Gap. A flock of pelicans flew over every once in a while, as if to check on our progress up the ridges. I’ve […]


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