If it is wild to your own heart. Protect it. Preserve it. Love it. And fight for it. Rick Bass
By: calpoppy, 6:25 PM GMT on October 04, 2015
Okay back to the Trip. Now all the pics that did not fit in well with the other blog pics!
A kayak in the Salmon River, Shoup Idaho.
New to rafting :) Oops!
Send out the Coast Guard!
A cool place along the Salmon River and a pretty untraveled road except for rafting groups.
By: calpoppy, 1:14 PM GMT on September 19, 2015
I am back from my North Carolina trip visiting my son and his family. Plus meeting my new grand baby Kate. And here she is!
We took a day and headed to the Outer Banks, which are islands off the coast of North Carolina. Overcast and rainy, so not good at photo ops but did catch this guy.
Nate and I took Brody to go visit the Coast G...
Updated: 6:04 PM GMT on September 21, 2015
By: calpoppy, 5:09 PM GMT on August 30, 2015
and other flowering plants :))
A great time to go on the trip up into the North because of all the flora that was blooming. I was in Flora heaven. I did a lot of ID shots there were so many wildflowers that were new to me, plus many, many that I have around here or I have seen in other parts of Cali.
This is a type of Cornus or dogwood, but this is a ground cover type that you see in all the wooded areas up north. Called Bunchber...
By: calpoppy, 5:04 PM GMT on August 17, 2015
I am at home in the mountains, that is where I get strength and serenity. And the West has the most awesome mountains to see, climb, and photograph. Here are many of the mountains we saw.
The Sawtooth range in Idaho, in the early morning light right before we had to leave. I could have stayed for weeks here!!
Mt. Robson a World Heritage site and the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, seco...
Updated: 2:13 AM GMT on August 28, 2015
By: calpoppy, 1:29 PM GMT on August 06, 2015
Have you heard of the bison jam in Yellowstone? Well in Jasper National Park on the way to Lake Malign they have a Ewe Jam!! Big Horn Sheep Ewes that is.
Looking for handouts, we encountered many panhandling sheep, LOL!
Along another road were a group of cow Elk, of which one posed for my pic.
Further down the main road through Jasper on in...