Niagara Falls

Boy, are these photos late! We’ve been back from Canada for four weeks and I’m just getting around to posting some photos. The trip started off with a flight to Toronto and a visit with old friends and former neighbors … Continue reading


It seems that several family members have been photographing various fungi lately. With the damp, cool conditions that we have ben experiencing, mushrooms are thriving. So here’s my contribution to this latest family obsession: photos of mushrooms in our neighbor’s … Continue reading


Earlier this year I bought a couple of artichoke starts at the farmer’s market just to see what they would do. Well, they actually grew and produced several chokes on each plant. Here are some photos of the result. I … Continue reading

Summer Flora

One of my experiments this year is an attempt to grow artichokes. Starters were available at the farmer’s market in the spring so I figured if they were selling the little plants, somebody must be growing them. I bought two … Continue reading

Road Trip, Part 4

Road Trip, Part 4 wraps up our week in Glacier Park. Here are several photos of the Lake McDonald area: McDonald Creek’s opaque color is the result of glacial grinding of rock into fine particles that become suspended in water. … Continue reading

Road Trip, Part 3

Mid-week and the Going To The Sun Road still has not opened for the season so we are exploring the park around the edges. First stop was the Isaac Walton Inn in Essex, Montana, half way between the west and … Continue reading

Road Trip

Each year (more or less), Lorette and her sisters get together for a sibling bonding experience and include spouses. This year the rendezvous point was a log house in Montana just outside Glacier National Park. It has been a long … Continue reading