Moon between Sisters
Landscape | Oregon | Sunrise | Travel

Moon between Sisters

It was early, on my first morning back in Central Oregon. I was looking out the kitchen window that faces west, toward the cascade mountains. There was bright light filtering through the tree line that blocks my view of the mountains. What could this bright light be? I rubbed my eyes again,  but the light was…

Texas Red
Backyard | Birds | Hawks | Texas | Wildlife

Texas Red

After gathering my tools, I backed the SUV into the backyard to hook up to the trailer. I jumped out and hooked up the trailer then I got back into the SUV. That was when I spotted a red-shouldered hawk (I am naming him, Texas Red) fly up from the ground on the other side…

Death in the willow.
Backyard | Birds | Bugs | Texas

Death in the willow.

The other day I was enjoying watching the ruby-throated hummingbirds fly around the backyard. Currently I have six hummingbird feeders up and going for the fall migration. There must have been 3 or 4 hummers fighting for the feeder closest to the desert willow. I was listening to the hummers making their little chatter. Suddenly…