Saturday, June 28, 2014

Cousin Camp Annual Chess Tournament

Anthony (left) won this game. He had some rather creative moves. Nate is beyond patient with his younger cousins. The annual cousin camp chess games are informal. (This year a bracket was actually drawn up but never used.)

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Coyote in city park?

We debated whether it was a coyote or a dog. This is a city sponsored riparian bird preserve and park.  Dogs supposed to be on leash--but of course dogs get off leash from time to time. And coyotes are dogs. What do you think?

Sunday, May 4, 2014


Such cute faces. I wonder if they spit like llamas and camels do.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Devil's Backbone

This is a "fin" on the rim of the Crater Lake caldera. Harder volcanic rock that did not erode away when Mt. Mazama collapsed in on itself.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Pine Marten

A special treat during a wildflower hike.

Crater Lake with approaching sunset

Because of wildfires in southwestern Oregon, the visibility was hazy during much of our visit.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Looking for America

There is something about county courthouses in small rural counties that says America as much as apple pie and Mom. When I stopped to take the picture, Simon and Garfunkel were singing that they had "come to look for America." When I mentioned that in my "I'm home safe" e-mail to the group I spent the weekend with, one of them responded "Simon and Garfunkel were playing in Dayton? How did we miss them?"

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I am a Grandma blogger, posting some regular stuff on some regular blogs--photos and memes. Most recently I have primarily participated in a weekly header challenge, but hopefully I will get back to more regular blogging again.