Archive for November, 2007

between the tides

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

more photos from my October trip to California and Oregon
One of the items on my trip wish list was to spend some time at tide pools along the Oregon Coast. Unfortunately, the cold, rainy weather of October played havoc with our plans. However, in the final days of our trip, my friend and [...]

wave junkies

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

~ more notes and photos from my October trip to Oregon and California ~
There’s no doubt about it — my friend and I are a couple of wave junkies. No matter where we were along the coast, we spent many hours perched on high look-offs, or clambering about on rocky outcrops searching for the best [...]

sunsets

Monday, November 12th, 2007

As photographers, my friend and I made it something of a ritual to be at the ocean at sunset on almost every evening while traveling along the California and Oregon coast. We photographed the shores and oceans in all kinds of weather and beneath many different skies.

These are just a couple of my photographs [...]

The Apple – a History of Canada’s Perfect Fruit

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Brown Pelicans – part two

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

In my last post, I mentioned having a bit more to say about Brown Pelicans. I love watching them and could probably spend many days sitting at a few choice spots along the coast where these birds stream by in autumn.
As you can see in the above photo, the Pelicans often fly in long [...]

Brown Pelicans – part one

Monday, November 5th, 2007

This is a continuation of the posts from my recent trip to California and Oregon. I’ll probably be jumping back and forth a bit between here and there for awhile yet.
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As some of you may remember, last year, while Don and I were tripping along the northern California coast, we encountered many [...]

November insect activity

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

Late Friday afternoon, Don, Sabrina and I stopped for a walk along the shoreline at the Baxter Conservation Center near Kars. We soon noticed that there were small red dragonflies flying a couple of feet above the trail, occasionally landing on sticks and leaves to bask in the warmth of the waning sunlight. [...]