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red flowering currant

  • Posted on August 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm

red flowering currant

shades of pink and burgundy

still looking for christmas trees

  • Posted on August 31, 2011 at 12:12 am

this ones not very big
digory is determined to find a christmas tree to take home, even though it is still summer! he’s convinced if he can just find the right one i’ll let him sneak it out of the park. he scrambled up on this log to inspect the tree growing out of its top.

i said we could just take a picture instead.

can we take THIS one

spying another he exclaimed “this one is not very big, can we take THIS one?”  to his great dismay i had to refuse.

cliffs are made for peering over

  • Posted on August 30, 2011 at 12:04 pm

over the edge

in typical little boy style, digory fearlessly climbed a cliff and lay on his belly so he could look over the edge

whats down there

i used a zoom lens to photograph him from below.

funky peacocks

  • Posted on August 29, 2011 at 10:22 pm

not your average peacock shots, but i almost like these best

peppermint drops

  • Posted on August 29, 2011 at 12:10 pm


i’m getting better at identifying wildflowers, but this one has me stumped

peppermint drops

this is the same flower still in bud. the weather changes so drastically in the mountains that if you go far enough you can see the same plant in all the stages from just poking through to past it’s bloom all on the same day.

flutter by butterfly

  • Posted on August 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm


butterfly on brown eyed susan

butterfly on fleabane

we saw a lot of butterflies while hiking, but most of them didn’t stay still long enough to photograph. these little guys were very obliging.

view through the willows

  • Posted on August 27, 2011 at 12:26 pm

view through the willows

a view of elbow lake through the pussy willows on shore

old lace

  • Posted on August 27, 2011 at 12:38 am

pale pink wildflower
this reminds me of a piece of vintage lace…

wild roses

  • Posted on August 26, 2011 at 4:43 pm

a rose is
a rose is,

a rose
a rose

is a rose
is a rose….

i’m called little buttercup

  • Posted on August 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm