By the Light of the Moon…

We have had so many cloudy nights this entire winter, I was starting to wonder what a star filled sky looked like.  On Friday we had one of our first clear nights so we headed up to Glacier…_Z3A6701

Star Trails…IMG_7475

 

Big Dipper over Lake McDonald…

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Clear night, clear water…IMG_7474

 

Belton Bridge lit up by the moon…IMG_7494

 

The view from the bridge…IMG_7502

 

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Sunday Out…

Our crew headed to Many Glaciers this past weekend.  We ended up hitting a pointy rock, popping a tire and having a flat, then after changing the tire and making it the rest of the way to Many Glacier it started to pour buckets and didn’t see any wildlife and couldn’t even get out of the car without getting soaked, so no hikes.  We decided we would head back home and then the kids ended up getting hungry, so we stopped a ways away in Two Medicine.  It was just cloudy there and we were able to enjoy a nice little picnic and do a little hiking and spotted many wildflowers and even a black bear.

At Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park…

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On our little walk we discovered these gems.  A lot of these I’m not sure what they are… …IMG_9821 IMG_9825 IMG_9828

A big, fat Bumbler…IMG_9659

A Fairy Slipper, Calypso bulbosa…IMG_9835

Western Virgin’s Bower… Clematis occidentalis IMG_9840 IMG_9842

At the end of the hike was Running Eagle Falls, running at full bore.  Normally it’s just pouring out the cave in the middle of the falls…

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Crossing the bridge…

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Holding daddy’s hand…IMG_9816

The kids showing off their heart-shaped rocks…IMG_9863 IMG_9866

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We also spotted a Black Bear…

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Dancing Aspens…

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Lots of Shooting Stars..IMG_9895 IMG_9897 IMG_9902 IMG_9907 IMG_9914

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More Blue wildflowers…IMG_9928 IMG_9932 IMG_9935 IMG_9938 IMG_9940 IMG_9944

Cheers to long spring days spent in beautiful places…IMG_9862

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Springing Out…

Sure has been feeling like Spring around here, yesterday we had almost 80 degree weather!  It’s ‘only’ 62 here today, and we can really feel the difference.  IMG_5076

Some of the trees are budding out…IMG_5073 IMG_5074

Even the bushes are growing plump buds…IMG_5106 IMG_5106 IMG_5099 IMG_5111 IMG_5115

The Service Berry bushes and starting to leaf out, this one even has an old berry still attached that the birds missed.IMG_5123 IMG_5134 IMG_5201 IMG_5156

Crocus are popping up too!IMG_3675IMG_3671

Oregon Grape is starting to get flower buds on it too!IMG_5176

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In Anticipation of Spring…

This week has been a bit overcast and with some rain, cold at night but warming up to sweatshirt weather by mid-morning.IMG_9879

The birds are starting to appear…IMG_9732 IMG_2314-Edit IMG_2321-Edit IMG_2324-Edit IMG_2345-Edit IMG_2347-Edit DSC00219-Edit

Some definite spring signs are the Robins…IMG_9934-Edit

Bluebirds, both female and male…IMG_9927-Edit IMG_9930-Edit

Lambs arriving…

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We’ll soon have Icelandic lambs arriving too!IMG_9532

We are still waiting on green grass, flowers and bees though!

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Around a Pond

While driving to Many Glaciers, my poor, tired husband needed a bit of a nap.  He pulled over here and took quick nap while I  got out to explore a bit…

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The Aspens trees were just leafing out…

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Some Mallards…IMG_3928-Edit

Bufflehead ducks..IMG_4555-Edit IMG_3980-Edit

Glacier Lilies…

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