July 12, 2011
'Morning Frog', blowing bubbles?
On my way to visit my grandpa I stopped at Salish Ponds in Fairview. I don't think I'd go out of my way to visit this area again, but since I was in the neighborhood I thought I'd check it out. To sum it up: trash + airplane noise + high tension wires. Of course, I only took photos of the pretty things.
I was greeted by this Black-headed Grosbeak at the parking lot.
After having lunch with my grandpa, he drove me to this trail outside of Welches. This is a short car ride from his house and was a perfect afternoon walk.
Proof that we are in Oregon woods:
Lush Oregon forests:
Devil's Walking Stick in black and white so you can see the thorniness:
When I got home I planted a few things including this experimental purchase. I've been joking that I might get a whole thimble full of hummus with this garbanzo bean plant!
Believe it or not, I found a few minutes to sit in my lounge chair this evening:
The garlic harvest: