Where is your mother? You’re too young to be alone! Stay safe Sweet Baby.
We live in a forest of pine trees. Unlike flowering plants, pine trees don’t attract bees or butterflies for pollination. The wind does the job of transferring pollen from male cones to female cones or on other trees. The first two photos are male pine cones and the third one, what we think of asContinue reading “Pine pollen – everything you didn’t know about pine trees”
Much of the rest of the country is reveling in warmer weather after a rough winter. We are in drought conditions and happy for a day of snow. Yep, it’s May 2! We are in high danger drought conditions. In addition to the need for moisture, I love the peacefulness of snow and the wayContinue reading “May flowers? Nope, May Snow Showers”
The beauty of living in the mountains is the ability to walk out the door and hike to a peak just behind the house. From the top and its 360 degree view, you can see the snow covered continental divide, the nearby reservoir, nearby peaks, and the forest below. How can you beat that? HaveContinue reading “Charlie climbs his first mountain”
Having a new puppy means I’m making frequent trips outside. A few days ago, that meant snow which quickly melted the following day. And today, we saw two moose, eating vegetation. Charlie and I kept our distance but I was able to capture a few shots.
Following a 70 degree day on Saturday, yesterday brought thunder snow to the area. From the warmth of the house, we watched the snow fall and pile up. “It’s like being in a snow globe.” And now, the morning after, we have the peaceful beauty of snow laden trees under the bluebird sky. In aContinue reading “Snow in the forest”
Sunlight through the trees Glowing on backlit branches Calm forest morning.