Saturday, July 31, 2010

Goat Peak Butterfly Field Trip

The Native Plant Society organized a field trip to observe butterflies at Goat Peak yesterday. Wildflowers were numerous as well as the colorful bugs. Unfortunately smokey skies dimmed the mountain views.

 
Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Catch and release butterflies
Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

A rhododendron, native to the east slope of the Cascades - something new to me!
Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

An unusual pink yarrow
Goat Peak Butterfly field trip

Friday, July 23, 2010

Monday, July 5, 2010

Fourth of July in Twisp

The City of Twisp had a grand Fourth of July Parade and that was followed by an exuberant Arts Festival in the park sponsored by Methow Arts.


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


Anticipation!
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


Practice!
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


Mayor Boosman
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


Moshi, gosh she is growing up SO fast!
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The West African Dance group tossed flowers in instead of candy.
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The dancers are my favorite!
The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


The Twisp Fourth of July Parade


Face Painting at Arts Fest
Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


Making Copper Mirrors
Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


Brothers from Different Mothers
Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


A community built mosaic to go on the side of the Riverbank building
Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July


Methow Arts Festival on the Fourth of July