We’re enjoying a snowday from home today. Snow on the beach is such a rarity on the Oregon Coast and I got to kinda see it once…at midnight…from a distance…lit by my camera flash…see here: Snow on Tillicum Beach
Today I’m enjoying it from up the Alsea River.
We had plans for going to Newport to volunteer at the Family History Center and then do our weekly grocery shopping. But caution prevails today.
Some don’t mind travelling on snow days but the duck route isn’t any different than any other day on the river.
Most of the snow fell before the tide started going out this morning.
Salmonberries first gathered weeds from the high river last month and now snow.
Not sure if it was a raccoon or a skunk who made these tracks. Being a glass-half-full kind of a person, though, I prefer to think it was a raccoon. The other half is trying to scare me into thinking it was a skunk.
Here’s a size comparison:
He inspected the whole yard.
I’m sure they aren’t beaver tracks. But it appears they ran into each other.
Aaawwwwhhh, look at the cute pied-billed grebe!
She might have thought she found the perfect nesting place until she realized the tide was going out and it would leave her high and dry.