Entries in the ‘Seasonal’ Category:

Crow’s Nest

The March full moon is known to Northern Native Americans as “the crow moon”. I made this image a few years ago in early March. As the moon rose on the horizon, illuminating the barren branches of Winter, the whole scene looked like a “nest”…

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Early March at Portland’s Japanese garden

A scene from another year. Winter and Spring hadn’t quite worked it out yet…
( More Japanese Gardens images)

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Dances with… fireflies (!)

Pretty much how I feel when the sun peeks through the heavy cloud cover of early March (as it is doing today.)
( More wildflower images)

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Paleo Plants

Horsetails, “living fossils”, poking through the ground cover of Pacific Northwest forests this time of the year, as they have done for …over one hundred million years (!)
(Other miscellaneous wildflower images)

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A Spring proclamation

Close-up of a tri-colored Daffodil proclaiming the arrival of Spring…

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The closer I get…

The top half of Portland’s favorite volcano, Mount Hood, as seen from its own Eastern slopes, one crisp, early morning in February.
(More Mt. Hood images)

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February Dawn

One of the many orchards just North of Mount Hood, Oregon, in early February, at dawn.
(More Mt. Hood images)

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February Transition

Ice, snow, and liquid water battle it out, on the surface of a small lake on Mount Hood. A transition is under way, from Winter to Spring (Abstract composition)

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Golden hues of Mid-Winter

Late January ambiance at the Painted Hills of central Oregon
(More Painted Hills images)

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Meanwhile, at the Painted Hills…

The light dusting of snow in the distant hills offers a clue that this is a Winter scene (late January actually); but it doesn’t tell the whole story of how cold it was. After all this is high desert; it may be cold but there isn’t enough moisture for deep snow…
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