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Mt Hood – FLOWERS

Mt Hood – FLOWERS

This post is one of several related to the Timberline Trail hike around Mt Hood (Index). Flowers were totally in bloom over the days we walked around Mt Hood – July 30-Aug 3. The south side (Paradise Park by Rootsrated). Both of us had been to Paradise Park multiple times, but for neither of us, were the flowers this vibrant and peaking across the species – truly a special time. The west side was a bit flower bare in the…

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W.A.T. Spring 2020 #4

W.A.T. Spring 2020 #4

W.A.T. = Walking around town – Note: This week there was sun, warm weather and wonderful misty rain – a typical OR April; the flowers loved it! (reminder to click on the image to see full size – much better resolution)

W.A.T. Spring 2020 #1

W.A.T. Spring 2020 #1

W.A.T. = Walking around town Clicking on the thumbnail opens the full photo – most are worth that click! Spring showed up in the valley the last couple of weeks …

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #4

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #4

W.A.T. = walking around town – as always, click on the image to see the full pic. None of the below were touched up after downloading from camera. The flowers are springing out (pun intended) … the birds are singing happier songs … not quite spring, but it’s so close Soon the leaves will explode out with the remaining blooms and blossoms

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #2

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #2

W.A.T. = Walking around town First, a few interesting birds – a black-throated Anna’s Hummingbird, nesting Great Blue Herons, swimming ducks (American Wigeon and Ringed Neck) Second, early flowers continue to catch my eye

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #1

W.A.T. Winter 2020 #1

W.A.T. = Walking around town A hummingbird’s springtime redneck The Willamette turning at an old abandoned power station in town Blossoms white and pink A tree of gnarled proportions amidst a rose garden Note: All pics original and untouched after taking