Visiting Dad

Friday-Sunday, July 13th-15th, 2007

1: I had just finished packing my car when a flutter of motion caught my eye. Two tiger swallowtails were playing together barely a metre away from me.
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2: Honeybee in lavender
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3: Just the lavender
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4: The north side of Centerville Highway
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5: Hydrangea blossoms in Joslyn House's garden
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6: There's a covey of California quail that live in the yard. I've been trying to get a decent photo of them for years. If you look closely, there are a few fuzzballs in the background on the right—those are chicks! They were scurrying around after the adults, just like ducklings. :)
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7: One of the ubiquitous California poppies
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8: An extension ladder in the sunlight
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9: Flavours
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10: Dad and I went hiking and saw lots of wildflowers.
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11: Not quite Ansel Adams.
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12: Dad examines the vista
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13: Grass and granite
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14: Dad
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15: Back in the kitchen
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16: Mmm, water of life
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17: Flypaper: the subject of choice for all serious photographers
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18: Fresh-baked cookies!
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19: Kitchen jars
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20: More cookies! (More cookies is never a bad thing.)
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21: Not the best photo, but I liked the light
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22: Some families gather around the TV to socialize. We gather around the espresso machine.
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23: Heh. 'Good to the last drop' doesn't even begin to describe it.
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24: Flavours (redux)
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25: Dad, in front of his beloved espresso machine
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26: I've been trying to get a good photo of this lovely ramshackle house outside of Goldendale for years now. No luck so far. :)
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