February 28, 2010

A Fine Day For Birding

Monica, Mike and I set out to explore the birding

world in the Willamette Valley . Meadowlark Prairie

is the first stop

Fernridge, next stop.  Highlights of the day

Lewis' and Acorn Woodpeckers, life birds for these two

Side trip to Northwest Garden Nursery for

Hellebore viewing was outstanding

February 19, 2010

Fiddle Creek Bike Ride

First bike ride of the year and what a day!

First ride also in my new bike shoes


Mary is pretty happy about the weather

Some old homestead double daffodils on the roadside

Donkey hoping for a treat

February 17, 2010

What a Day up the Coast

Gorgeous surf along the 804 trail in Yachats

Spouting Horn at Cook's Chasm

February 13, 2010

Lagoon Trail

Marilyn, Mary and I did the Waxmyrtle and

Lagoon Trails today

February 10, 2010

February Spring

We've had a few sunny days and the early bloomers

like Rhododendron Lois x PJM are popping out

The red winter foliage color of  heather cultivars

like Wickwar Flame are striking this time of year

February 7, 2010

Sutton Creek Hike

Sutton Creek looking north from Bella Vista

Sunshine in the meadow, how delightful!