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The Rockies never cease to amaze me

Those who live in the shadows of the Rocky Mountain Range quickly learn of the quirkiness we call chinooks. In the space of a day the temperature can rise 20-30 degrees. 543 more words

Country Life

Ready in any Weather

I love taking pictures of anything military! It was sooo cold on this day, but that doesn’t matter to the U.S. Army. The pilots and crew have to be ready no matter the weather conditions!


Mid‐Winter Waffling

We were changing in my bedroom before walking to hot yoga class in Wellington. With one foot slung lazily in my underwear and one hand on the wall for balance, I was yammering on about working the sidelines of games and ended my story with, “Oh, I love it but I just always end up freezing my tits off!” 1,077 more words

Skijoring Trip 1/25/15

Yesterday , we were still getting snow. I went out in the roads and took Nia skijoring. She, by personality, is a bit more energetic, and this shows through in such a brilliant way when she is in her pulling harness. 236 more words

Stairway (Salmon Passage)

A small tributary on an Oregon coastal river. Last October, I watched hundreds of Coho (Silver) and Chinook (King) staged off the mouth of this small stream. 127 more words


Alberta snapshot: Cattle at Cross Conservation Area.

A quick shot from a not-snowshoeing trip my hubby and I took on the weekend out to Cross Conservation Area – you can see that our Chinook winds have been doing a fine job of eating all the snow we had earlier in the year.   42 more words



Today, the temperatures reached a high of 73 degrees here on the plains of Kansas.

I like to refer to this as our Chinook ,or January thaw. 354 more words