The leaves are starting to go …
Lion’s Head Maple in full color
Steve, Pam, and I were off to a high water showing of the Rough & Ready Creek near Cave Junction, OR, in January of this year. Most of the year, there is barely a trickle of water here.
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There was something about this long delicate fern in the middle that really drew me. Seemed like a ballet dancer in amongst the throng.
Imagine crouching in a hole in lava rock, 110˚ heat, outnumbered 10 to 1 by people hating you, all of them shooting rifles at you, and there to the west is snow-covered Mt. Shasta.