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A Spring Beauty in the Gloom of Autumn Gray

Field Notes:
This morning was gray and gloomy, the worst possible light for photography… but perfect for a hike.  Okay, yes I think everyday is the perfect day for a hike.  397 more words

Hot Springs National Park

The Best Of: Trails and Paths 2010

We have been in the grip of a heat wave in the South and I thought we could all use a cool stroll through the Forest. 130 more words

Hot Springs National Park

Beautiful Trails, the Guitarist and Spring Blossoms

I ask you forgive the short written segment of my blog today.  Rick and I went for a lovely early morning hike and at the end things did not go as I imagined I apologize.  333 more words


Little Birds, Hearts and Details on the Hot Springs Trails

I decided to enter the park from North Mountain instead of the traditional entrance, what a great idea it turned out to be.  The sun was shining and the light was illuminating the Forest,  I was happy to be hiking up into the mountain.  845 more words


A Sad Day for our National Parks

Before my hike I read an article in the Washington Post “Federal government to lift restrictions on guns in national parks”. Both Rick and I have started a petition to ask the Obama administration to reverse their decision to lift the ban on loaded weapons in our National Parks. 1,143 more words

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Birds of Prey Ruled the Day

When I awoke the Weather Chanel informed me low temperatures had returned to Hot Springs, so I gathered up my cold weather gear. Out the door and into the park early, I could sense things were not as they were yesterday. 740 more words

Hot Springs National Park

Fog, Ghosts and Silhouettes

I was not sure what a foggy day in Hot Springs National Park would reveal. It was damp, drippy, and foggy almost a perfect Oregon winter day,  in Hot Springs they add humidity just as an extra bonus.  419 more words