Warmth In the Cold

Photo and Commentary ©2024 by Darren Milam Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Over the past couple of days, we’ve had snow flurries mixed with full sunshine and then freezing temperatures. I don’t know if the weather knows what it wants to do. Amid the snow, sunshine and...

Dusky-faced (cheeked) Tanager

Photo and Commentary ©2024 by Robert Howson Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Even though the Dusky-faced Tanager is a fairly common species on the Caribbean slope of Central America and on into the northwestern part of South America, there is not a great deal written about...

Resting in Green Pastures

Photo and Commentary ©2024 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, February 26, 2024 This photo was taken from the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge. The location is near Cape Horn and it’s looking east. It was pretty foggy but I love how green everything was. It makes...

Farewell to the Filigree

Photo and Commentary ©2024 by Shelley Schurch Sunday, February 25, 2024 This year I’m documenting the firsts of the season. A couple of weeks ago we rounded a corner on our morning walk, and there were camellias in full bloom on three tall bushes. A few houses down we...

Care Labels

Photo and Commentary ©2024 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, February 24, 2024 Late last July I ran a post office errand, and while the clerk went into another room in pursuit of something, I got out my smartphone (hoping it wasn’t illegal to take pictures inside a post...