Sam atop the scratching post a few days after we adopted him in 2007, probably watching Emma play with her mice (we adopted them on the same day).
A pair of Canada geese rest on a fallen tree on a fall morning in Portland, Oregon.
A wood duck drake in all his colorful glory swims near the trees at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in Portland, Oregon.
Normally we don’t get such reddish light filtering into my office as the sun is blocked from view when it is low in the western sky, but smoke from a massive forest fire in the Gorge colored the light before the sun sank behind the trees, softly illuminating the door to my closet.
The play of these two harbor seals may look aggressive, but much like seeing puppies play, looks can be deceiving. These two played in the surf for quite some time as the tide came in.
Long known as a dragon-friend, Ellie helps out by looking after one of the babies while the mother was away.