Lakes and Waterfalls

By: calpoppy, 1:54 PM GMT on July 21, 2015







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Common Merganser with her kids traveling on Pettit Lake




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The above is Pettit Lake in the Sawtooth mountain range of Idaho. On the dirt road out Mr. P received a ticket from a US forest service patrolman for doing what we call a California stop, LOL! Prettiest place ever to get a ticket!

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The above is Tangle falls which is l...

Updated: 3:14 PM GMT on July 29, 2015

Part one of the TRIP

By: calpoppy, 5:05 PM GMT on July 20, 2015





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Well the lazy days of camping and loafing, hiking and driving are over! Tagg seems completely wore out in my chair at North Forks, Idaho. Camping next to the Salmon River, where two Ospreys were chasing a Bald Eagle. The Eagle swooped down right behind (sounded like a big wind) then came up beside us and ended up losing the fish he had just caught!

Let us start at the beginning....

We left on Ju...

Updated: 6:55 PM GMT on July 20, 2015

I am back!!

By: calpoppy, 10:23 PM GMT on June 07, 2015








Here we go..........

I was going to close down my blog for the duration of our trip, but Briar had a good idea. I am going to keep tabs on how much gasoline we use and how much it will cost us for the entire trip. Can you guess how much gas and how much it will cost???? A hint the FJ uses between 10-12 gallons per mile (pretty crummy I know). We are traveling from Llano, Ca. to Port Angeles, Wash, to Manning P...

Updated: 10:57 PM GMT on July 17, 2015

More Hummers, Flowers and ....

By: calpoppy, 9:43 PM GMT on April 21, 2015




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New blog with some new pics.

Lets start with some hummers

It was a chilly morning for this little guy



This one was scratching



Annas male





Young hummer



Not a great pic but this will show you my explosion of hummers, and this is only two of the four feeders.



Mor...

Updated: 1:24 PM GMT on May 02, 2015

Hummers and Flowers

By: calpoppy, 5:52 PM GMT on March 24, 2015




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Last year I did a 'take a hike' with me blog. This year we are just going to go meander around my


property and the surrounding hills.

First a stop at the hummer feeder. Lots of action these days :)











Hooded Oriole male



On to flowers!

Golden bush



Hop sage

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Updated: 2:10 PM GMT on April 16, 2015

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