Sunday, February 22, 2015

Frosted web

Frost clings to a spider web as the sun rises over a pasture in chilly southwestern Oregon near Elkton on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Spring flowers?

A pair of tiny insects bask in the afternoon sunshine on a small wildflower blooming in a damp pasture in southwestern Oregon near Elkton on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Warm February weather is allowing for an early bloom of wildflowers.
A raindrops paint the petals of a wild violet growing on a damp hillside in southwestern Oregon near Elkton. 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Pictures of the Year 2014

A few of my favorites from 2014…


Frosty New Year

Spiky frost clings to a barbed wire fence along a pasture on New Year's morning in rural Douglas County near Elkton in southwestern Oregon. 

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Flooding in Oregon

Spectators watch as a massive flow of water crashes over the Winchester Dam on the North Umpqua River near Roseburg, Ore., on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2104. Heavy rains have pushed several local river to flood stage. 
The entrance to the fish viewing are is completely flooded.

Full tilt

Our shepherd cross dog "Lily" splasher her way through a flooded plum orchard on our ranch near Elkton, Ore., on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Recent heavy rains in the area have caused minor stream and field flooding.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Pretty birds

A pair of bald eagles perch on a dead tree high on a ridge overlooking the Umpqua River near Elkton, Ore., on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.