Photo: Death Valley Harmony borax wagons

Twenty-mule-team borax wagons at the Harmony Borax Works in Death Valley, December 2011.

The Pole Creek Fire near Sisters, OR

The Pole Creek fire started on the day (September 9) our family vacation in the Bend/Redmond/Sisters area ended. By noon, a huge smoke plume was visible from Bend. We’ve often hiked in the area of the fire, and commented to ourselves how the huge number of beetle killed tress would feed a wild-fire. The photo […]

Photo: Death Valley sunset

This was a pretty sunset after a day of exploring in Death Valley in December, 2011.