2018/05/28: Camped out in Mitchell city park for the weekend we had the chance to visit the Painted Hills in Evening Light at 6-7pm & again in morning light at 6-7am. Watching the colors change in intensity as the Sun rose and set.
2018/04/29: Our Annual Spring tramp around the Columbia Hills. The flowers were not as spectacular as they have been in recent years. Perhaps a result of last years really hot & dry Summer. Still a great place for a Spring with big skies!
2018/04/08: Sunday we escaped the never ending rain of the West side & crossed the mountains in search of Sun. After negotiating snow packed roads in the mountains we were rewarded 2 hours and 10 minutes later at Smith Rock!
Scanning in slides from 1996: The Bowthorpe Oak Claims to be England's oldest oak tree with an estimated age of 900 - 1000 years. Growing in a farm field not far from Stamford England, it's hollow trunk was used as a pig pen for many years. Photo Taken: 1996