Enchanting photo features deer resting with cattle

(Snohomish, WA) An early morning photography quest in sub-freezing temperatures revealed a heart-warming surprise on the last day of November. While looking for snow geese in local farm fields, something else caught my eye while I drove along Lowell-Snohomish River Road. At first, I noticed a car parked alongside the road. Had the driver simply… Continue reading Enchanting photo features deer resting with cattle

Helicopter airlifts seaplane near Gold Bar, WA

(note:  I originally reported that the helicopter in this video is a Chinook. Viewers have said it’s actually a CH-46 Sea Knight. Sorry for any confusion.) (Gold Bar, WA) An autumnal hike in Washington’s high-country can deliver blazing colors and surprise encounters with wildlife; maybe even a killer sunset. Thursday afternoon, a far less common site: A… Continue reading Helicopter airlifts seaplane near Gold Bar, WA

September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River

Post updated on July 14, 2013. It’s an odd-numbered year, so watch-out!  Large numbers of pink salmon (nicknamed “humpies”) are about to return to Puget Sound. Want to whet your appetite for the upcoming humpy run?  Check-out the video below.  It features a full-helping of beautiful scenery on the Snohomish River captured during the 2011… Continue reading September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River