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Jan
17

tributary tumbling down…

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14
Jan
17

Spencer spies Penny the Cat…

Penny the Cat caught looking in at Hepburn & Tracy in Adam’s Rib (1949)…

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13
Jan
17

High desert terrain…

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12
Jan
17

Momentarily frozen…

one of many small, unnamed waterfalls tumbling (frozen this day) over the cliffs of the Gorge into ponds, lakes and wetlands that all empty into the Columbia River, on the Oregon side. 

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Below is an 1880 photo taken by……………. of the same general spot, but from a slightly different angle. The photo is courtesy of the Wyeast Blog, which is a good source of Columbia River Gorge information.

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“Palisades, Columbia River” This 1880s scene captured by Frank J. Haynes, official photographer for the Union Pacific Railroad. Crown Point (then called “Thor’s Heights”) and its lacy waterfall are the backdrop for what was known as Echo Bay in the early days of settlement.

11
Jan
17

The backyard….

is a sanctuary of sorts most of the year. Now the roses, fuchsias, clematis and such are shrouded in snow. Still beautiful in its own way for sure.

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11
Jan
17

Multnomah Falls (Columbia River Gorge)

Always a beautiful waterfall, Multnomah Falls was especially visual yesterday with the snow and ice. As I left it started to snow. Now, some twenty miles away to the west, Portland, Oregon is getting a strong dose of rare snow too.

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10
Jan
17

Desolate but still beautiful…

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I little canyon called Apple Canyon near Idyllwild, California. Normally to venture up such a place I would be looking for a stream or lake to fly fish. Not here. The rugged terrain was enhanced by the snags and clinging cloud.




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