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Friday, March 20, 2009

Skywatch Friday - Looking West from Larch Mtn.

This is a choice from my archives. A few years ago during this time of year, I was able to walk up to the view point at Larch Mountain, which is about 25 miles east of Portland. This year, however, the road is still closed due to snow. This view is looking west towards the ocean, with the Columbia River winding below.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Rushing water indicates Mt Hood snow melting!

Around the foothills of Mt Hood, all the creeks and rivers are swollen with snow runoff. This creek is moving quickly, but the water is clear and clean. Larger area creeks in Gresham, such as Kelly Creek or Johnson Creek are fast moving as well, but much more muddy.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

More signs of Spring

Another sure sign of spring... a ladybug!!! This one was hiding on these new hydrangea leaves

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St Patricks Day

Happy St Patricks Day! Pass me a green beer!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Spring Landscape

I love how green and spring-like everything looks in this landscape!