By: calpoppy, 9:45 PM GMT on July 28, 2016

After leaving Briar's place we headed up to my son's place outside of Port Angeles. Such a wonderful place to live at. 5 1/4 acres, ponds, huge trees, wildflowers, a creek and nice cool temperatures:))

Here is a photo of two large trees that were felled maybe in the 1930's?? They have become nurse trees for the red huckleberry and salal, plus a couple of Red Cedars and Douglas Firs were trying to grow also. You...

Up to Washington

By: calpoppy, 1:37 PM GMT on July 14, 2016

We left at 7:00 am Tuesday morning for our 3 week trip up to visit my oldest son Matt and his wife in their wonderful place outside of Port Angeles. Washington. Our route took us up Highway 395 through the Eastern Sierras to a RV place in Coleville, California. Don't ever stay there, LOL! Hot as Hades and NO shade. Then we found out our Minnie's AC was not working. Not fun, but it was one night o...

Updated: 1:45 PM GMT on July 14, 2016

Kate's 1st Birthday!!!!!

By: calpoppy, 1:07 PM GMT on June 19, 2016

Hello!! As most of you know I will be leaving for 3 weeks Tuesday! So I thought I would leave you all some photos of around my place. We have 5 acres, fair sized but not huge with a lot of critters and natural high desert vegetation.

I got a similar photo last year, this one is new. The male Hooded Oriole on an Octollio bloom.

An Oak Titmouse looking for peanuts we feed them on t...

Updated: 1:16 PM GMT on July 13, 2016


By: calpoppy, 1:43 PM GMT on May 14, 2016

I went to visit an acquaintance of mine who started a cottage fiber mill. She has 125 acres of beautiful land and her house is right on the edge of the National Forest. Ladies meet their once a month for fiber talk, spinning, weaving and knitting. This time I came along plus there was another man I know who owns a textile business in Oxaca Mexico. He brought with him his best weaver who showed us the rugs he makes from a...

Updated: 1:24 PM GMT on June 13, 2016

Photo Potpourri

By: calpoppy, 8:16 PM GMT on May 05, 2016

Just a temporary blog filler until I get over to the cottage fiber mill and take some photos to do a blog about that.

So here goes the photos......

Will my beak be as big as yours????

Black Headed Grosbeak Male

Bladder Sage in large thickets in this canyon I hike at. First purplish flowers then the lavender/pinkish bladde...

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