Doggy Bombs at Catherine Creek January 27, 2007

Lyle, Klickitat County, WA: This morning I drove from Gresham to Heppner, starting at 0600 AM. The wind in the gorge was strong enough to move my Dodge diesel 4wd pickup that weighs in near 8, 000 pounds. Just past Hood River the sky went overcast and freezing fog was …

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Snow and Ice at Table Rocks January 25, 2007

When I travel to Southern Oregon and I’m in the vicinity of Medford I take some time to climb one of the Table Rocks… either Upper Table Rocks or Lower Table Rocks.  In season there are spectacular wildflower displays on these hills. On the way south on I-5, passing Canyonville, …

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Warming Up January 23, 2007

Gresham OR:– Blue sky and sunshine. It is the second consecutive day since the new year with ambient air temperatures above 50 degrees. Snow and ice have melted except for in the deepest shadows. The infamous Columbia River Gorge wind is calm. The grass is showing more green and early …

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Margaret’s coyote coat

Photo by Jan Jackson Margaret raises sheep… and this is a coat made of coyote pelts… sort of a reverse on a wolf in sheep’s clothing. byLarry

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