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Jemez Mountain Trail Runs - May 2017

The Jemez Mountain Trail Runs 2017 were held on May 20, a cool and sunny day, glorious for running. There were 262 runners who finished the 15-mile run, 197 finished the 50-km run, and 87 finished the 50-mile run. For more information, go to http://www.highaltitudeathletics.org/JemezMt.htm. These photos were taken by Ken Hanson; They may be downloaded for your own use.

Places: Los Alamos, NM

Jemez Run
201607 Pecos

Day trip to Pecos Canyon in New Mexico - beautiful high country on the East side of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Places: Pecos River Valley, NM

Pecos
201606-Bear in cherry tree

Black bears are fond of cherries. This one was chased out of a small cherry tree on Barranca Mesa, Los Alamos, in the morning but returned in the afternoon to climb a taller cherry tree. After getting her fill of cherries, an officer from NM Game and Fish tranquilized and removed the bear for relocation elsewhere in New Mexico.

Places: Barranca Mesa, Los Alamos, NM

Baranca bear
Jemez Mountain Trail Runs - May 2016

Jemez Mountains Trail Runs, May 21, 2016. These photos are mostly of runners on the grueling 50-km/30-mile trail run, with a total elevation change of 13528 ft. The winning time was 4 hr 9 min. For more information, go to http://www.highaltitudeathletics.org/JemezMt.htm. These photos were taken by Ken Hanson; They may be downloaded for your own use. High-resolution versions are available on request: (kmh@hansonhub.com).

Places: Los Alamos, NM

Jemez Run
201506 Waterfalls of New Mexico

Photos from two hikes to waterfalls in northern New Mexico. The hikes, sponsored by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center of Los Alamos, were led by Doug Scott, who has identified more than one hundred waterfalls throughout New Mexico. The day was a little damp, but we enjoyed seeing several beautiful waterfalls.

Places: Battleship Mesa, San Ildefonso Pueblo, Lower Resumidero Falls, Lichen Falls, Rio Chama

NM waterfalls
201506 Plaza Blanca Moonrise

The Los Alamos Photo Club traveled to Plaza Blanca to photograph the new moon as it rose above the horizon. Unfortunately, although the sky had mostly cleared after afternoon rains, clouds lingered on the horizon beyond the Sangre Mountains, which obscured the rising moon. Still, Plaza Blanca is such a beautiful place that we enjoyed ourselves by photgraphing the cliffs in the light of the setting sun.

Places: Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM

Plaza Blanca
Valles Caldera Backcountry 2015  

My son and I drove into the back country at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico to see this pristine wilderness. The Preserve contains numerous lush high-mountain meadows, which inspire panoramas, because it is hard to get everything in a single photograph.

Place: Valles Caldera National Preserve

Valles Caldera
Jemez Mountains Trail Runs - May 2015  

Jemez Mountains Trail Runs, May 23, 2015 consist of races at three nominal distances: 50 miles, 50 km, and 26 km. The grueling 50-km/30-mile trail run had a total elevation change of 13274 ft; winning time was 4 hr 45 min. For an interactive topographical map of the race course, go to http://www.highaltitudeathletics.org/JMTRCourse.html

Places: Los Alamos Posse Shack, Los Alamos Canyon, Camp May Road, Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge, Jemez Mountains Trail Runs finish line

Jemez Mountains Trail Run 2015
201505 Slot Canyons

Photos from a series of hikes through various slot canyons located near Ghost Ranch in northern New Mexico. The hikes, sponsored by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center of Los Alamos, were led by Doug Scott, who has identified more than one hundred slot canyons throughout New Mexico.

Places: canyons near Abiquiu, New Mexico

Tent Rocks
Los Alamos scenes 2105

Scenes from around Los Alamos and places nearby.

Places: Rio Grande Canyon, Black Mesa, Pueblo Canyon, La Mesilla cliffs, Sacred Heart Church in Nambe, Chimayo, Omega Bridge, Buckman Mesa, Rendija Canyon, Los Alamos Canyon

NM waterfalls
Florida 2015

Photos taken during a several-day trip to north-east Florida, between Orlando and Jacksonville.

Places: Lake Woodruff NWR, Merritt NWR, Canaveral National Seashore and more, all in Florida

Tent Rocks
Tent Rocks 2014

Tent Rocks, near Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a little-known and seldom-visited gem of fantastic natural beauty. Officially known as the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, its main attraction is a winding, 0.6-mile-long canyon with numerous hoodoos.Sometimes the canyon is only a few feet wide with sheer walls; sometimes it is quite broad with trees and bushes. Members of the Los Alamos Photo Club made an outing to Tent Rocks in November 2014 and came home with many wonderful photos.

Places: Tent Rocks National Monument, Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico

Tent Rocks
Plaza Blanca

From a photographic trip made by the Los Alamos Photo Club, these photos show the beauty of a local geologic marvel called Plaza Blanca, which is owned by Dar Al Islam. We timed the trip perfectly to coincide with the fall foliage of the cottonwoods.

Places: Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, New Mexico

Plaza Blanca
Trip to Steamboat - October 2014

Took a trip to Steamboat in the fall and photographed some beautiful scenery.

Places: Buena Vista, Colorado, Steamboat Springs, Fish Creek Falls, Steamboat Lake, Finger Rock, Edwards, Mintern, Leadville, Mount Princeton, Alamosa

Aspen leaves
Ruby Lou II

After we lost our beloved Lhasa Apso, Ruby Lou, we decided we needed another. We call her Ruby Lou II. We picked her up at the Albuquerque airport (with Teressa and Tom) on April 4, 2014, a day before her three-month birthday. She is a cute as can be and is starting to show a lot of spunk.

At one year old, Ruby II frolics in the snow with great joy.

Ruby Lou II
Jemez Mountains Trail Run - May 2014

Jemez Mountains Trail Run, May 24, 2104. The grueling 50-km/30-mile trail run had a total elevation change of 13274 ft; winning time was 4 hr 57 min. For an interactive topographical map of the race course, go to http://www.highaltitudeathletics.org/JMTRCourse.html

Places: Los Alamos Posse Shack, Los Alamos Canyon, Camp May Road, Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge, Jemez Mountains Trail Run finish line

Jemez Mountains Trail Run 2014
California 2014

Trip from San Diego to Los Angeles with a stop in Anza Borrego State Park, which features stark desert landscape with its own type of beauty.

Places: Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, Anza Borrego State Park, northern Los Angeles, Malibu Canyon, Getty Villa Museum, Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

San Diego from Cabrillo Point
Colorado 2013

My wife and I toured Colorado on our maiden voyage of our new 26' Shadow Cruiser travel trailer.

Places: Ghost Ranch territory, Tierra Amarilla, Great Sand Dunes NP, Buena Vista, Cottonwood Canyon, Rocky Mountain NP

Ghost Ranch mesas
Alaska 2013

My trip with my son to Alaska, June 29 - July 10; Un-Cruise Adventures "Discoverers' Glacier Country - Photography Cruise", starting and ending in Juneau, Alaska. Also included are some additional pictures from our adventures before and after the cruise, especially the boat trip to Tracy Arm.

Subjects include: porcupine, Mendenhall Glacier, sea lions, bald eagle, puffins, pigeon guillemots, mountain goats, wolf, brown bear, humpback whales, sea otters, lions mane jellyfish, giant spined sea star, harbor seal, black guillemots

Places: Juneau, Favorite Channel, Glacier Bay NP, South Marple Island, Margerie Glacier, Reid Galcier, Gloomy Knob, Reid Inlet, Georges Island, Icy Strait, Fredrick Sound, Patterson Bay, Crow Island, Port Houghton Inlet, Dawes Glacier, Endicott Arm, Tracy Arm, South Sawyers Galcier, Cayoncito Navajo Reservation

Harbor seal
Jemez Mountains Trail Run - May 2013

Jemez Mountain Trail Run, May 25, 2103. This grueling 50 km/30 mile trail run had a total elevation change of 14104 ft; winning time was 4 hr 50 min.

Places: Posse Shack, Mitchell Trail, Pajarito Ski Area

Jemez Mountain Race 2013
Bosque del Apache - January 2013

Subjects include: sandhill cranes, snow geese, shoveler ducks, pintail ducks, rainbow, buck

Place: Bosque del Apache NWR, New Mexico.

Geese flying through rainbow
Colorado 2012

Photos from our trip to Colorado from August 22 to 31, 2012. Includes pictures in Ouray, San Juan Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Dinosaur National Monument.

Place: Abiquiu, New Mexico; Million Dollar Highway, Red Mountain, Ouray, Lost Dollar Road, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Dinosaur National Monument, Rangely, Colorado.

Geese flying through rainbow
Southwest US - February 2012

Subjects include: sandhill cranes, snow geese, javelina, wild turkeys, pink adobe, cactus, roadrunner, geothermal plants, osprey, burrowing owls, cormorants, American avocets, American kestral, red-shouldered hawk, brown pelicans, desert scenes

Place: Southwest United States, including New Mexico, Arizona, and California.

Pink adobe
Bosque Del Apache - Fall 2011

The Bosque del Apache has beautiful foliage in the fall, but not very many birds (compared to in winter).

Subjects include: whitetail deer, sandhill cranes, railroad station, mallard ducks, white pelicans, great blue heron, coyotes

Place: Bosque del Apache NWF, New Mexico.

Boque colors
Cubres & Toltec Railroad 2011

Photos taken of the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad near Chama New Mexico. From two excursions to northern New Mexico, one around Sept. 22 and the other around Oct. 13, 2011. A few pictures from the Ghost-Ranch area and Abiquiu are included.

Subjects include: coyote, narrow-gauge railroad, train tresle, steam engine, cowboys, water tower, aspens, coal hopper.

Places: Chama, New Mexico, Cumbres pass, Dos Brazos, Ghost Ranch area, Abiquiu Reservoir, O'Keefe country, Rio Chama.

Black on yellow
Pajarito Mountain Motorcycle Race 2011

The Pajarito Ski Mountain (http://skipajarito.com) hosted a Motorcycle Race August 20-21, 2011. This event was organized by Wannabe Racing (http://weberacing.com). I was there mid-day on Sunday, the 21st for the Pro, A, and B class race.

Place: Pararito Mountain, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Motor Cycle rider
Los Alamos Rodeo 2011

Los Alamos Rodeo, August 13-14, 2011. Events include mutton busting, bull riding, calf roping, girls breakaway, junior steer riding, chute dogging, bronco riding, barrel racing, calf scramble, and team roping.

Place: Los Alamos County Rodeo Arena.

Bull rider
Las Conchas Fire June 2011

The Las Conchas fire started around 1:00 PM on June 26, 2011 near a Forest Service campground in the Jemez Mountains, apparently caused by a tree that fell onto a power line. This ferocious fire, driven by high winds and bone-dry foliage, traveled 14 miles and burned 40,000 acres in its first day. Despite the efforts of over 2000 firefighters and a squadron of helicopters, it ultimately consumed more than 150,000 acres. It took over five weeks to fully contain the fire. These photos show how it begin rather innocently and quickly turned into a monster wildfire. Residents of Los Alamos were told to leave on June 27 and were allowed back on July 3.

Subjects include: Las Conchas fire, fireworks, helicopter dropping fire retardant, ridge fire, one-year-old deer, elk grazing, scarred canyon walls, chipmunk, Los Alamos National Lab

Places include: Los Alamos, New Mexico, Las Conchas, Bandelier National Monument, Pajarito Mountain, Valles Caldera, progression of Las Conchas fire

Ridge fire
Texas coast 2011

Photos from 3000-mile trip to Texas coast, made with our 21' trailer. Aransas NRW, near Rockport, Texas, is in the area where whooping cranes spend the winter. Laguna Atascosa NRW is located about 25 miles north of the Mexican border. As such, many of its birds are usually associated with Mexico, not the USA, including the crested caracara and the great kiskadee.

Subjects include: alligator, reddish egret, butterflies, frog, live oak, whooping cranes, turke vulture, scissor-tailed flycatcher, ibis, white-tailed deer, yucca, great blue heron, Rio Grande lesser siren, snowy egret, long-billed dowitchers, roseate spoonbill, boat-tailed grackle, green jay, fishing, cactus flowers, crested caracara, golden-hooded woodpecker, northern cardinal, diamond-back rattle snake, plain chachalaca, Altamira oriole, nilgai, greater roadrunner, great kiskadee, house sparrow

Places include: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Jones Lake, Lamar, Texas, Laguna Atoscosa National Wildlife Refuge.

Whopping cranes
Everglades 2011

Wildlife of the Florida Everglades, February 2011. First installment - more to come as time permits. Photos taken by Ken Hanson with Nikon D300 and D90. Please contact me about incorrect captions: kmh@hansonhub.com

Subjects include: red shouldered hawk, roseate spoonbill, great heron, little blue heron, alligator, frog, painted bunting, cardinal, grackle, cormorant, anhinga, osprey, turkey vulture, black vulture, otter, great blue heron

Places include: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Everglades National Park, Merritt National Wildlife Refuge.

Painted bunting
Bosque del Apache 2011

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located near Socorro, New Mexico is well known for the huge number of snow geese and sandhill cranes that overwinter there from November to February; the recent count is 37000 geese and about 8000 sandhills, as well as 53000 pintails. The Bosque is a fantastic place for photographers because of the ready access to numerous bird species and the colorful vegetation and gorgeous scenery, which provide stunning backdrops. Also, a few photos from Sevilleta NWR.

Subjects include: sandhill cranes, snow geese, mass ascension at sunrise, sunset, northern harrier, red-winged black birds, hooded merganser, wild horses.

Places include: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.

Sandhill cranes
Spirit Bears 2010

Photos from a cruise in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia on the Ocean Light II sailboat. The highlight of this adventure was the unique opportunity to photograph Spirit Bears, unworldly white mutations of black bears, on Gribbell Island. We also saw grizzlies at Mussel Inlet and had a memorable encounter with a humpback whale.

Subjects include: anemones, sea lions, grizzly bears, buffelhead ducks, Ocean Light II, glaucous-winged gull, salmon farming, humpback whale, spirit bear, kermode bear, black bear, kingfisher, Stellar's jay.

Places include: British Columbia, Bella Bella, Shearwater, Mussel Inlet, Gitga'at First Nation, Gribbell Island, Hartley Bay.

Spirit bear
Travel trailer

Our new Harmony 21 FBS travel trailer. It is 22' long, 7.5' wide, and 9.5' high. It came with two batteries and two propane tanks. The kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, and microwave oven.

Harmony 21 trailer
Denver - August 2010

Photos taken in Denver in August, 2010 - mostly at Sloan's Lake.

Subjects include: Canada goose, darning needle, water skiing, duck, fishing.

Place: Sloan's Lake, Denver.

Canada geese
Fauna etc. 2010

Photos of animals and whatnot, taken in 2010, mostly in our yard or around Los Alamos; some from elsewhere.

Subjects include: brown squirrel, towhee, chipmunk, dark-eyed junco, flicker, raven, peacocks, chickadee, evening grosbeak, house finch, sparrows, American goldfinch, mouse, Abert squirrel, pine siskins, garter snake, geese, rabbit, rufous hummingbird, rock pigeons, ring-necked dove, barn swallow.

Places include: New Mexico, Los Alamos, Nambe, Black Mesa, San Ildefonso Reservation, Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Chipmunk
Galapagos 2010

Photos taken May 1-8, 2010 on Lindblad/National Geographic cruise among the Galapagos Islands on the Nat. Geo. Endeavour. What an extraordinary adventure! The picture-taking opportunities were endless. Links to albums by other cruise passengers at: www.hansonhub.com/galapagos2010.

Subjects include: frigatebird, land iguana, marine iguana, bottle-nosed dolphin, blue-footed booby, Nazca booby, albatross, sperm whale, sea lion, Swallowed-tail dove, pelican, Sally lightfoot crab, mockingbird, tortoises, painted locust, Black-necked stilts, Yellow warbler, lava heron, American oystercatcher, barn owl, Galapagos cotton, Momordica fruit, zodiac, post office barrel.

Places include: Baltra island, North Seymour island, Espanola island, Floreana island, Roca Redondo island, Santa Cruz island, Isabela island, Fernandina island, Santiago island, Bartolome, Cuba

Frigate bird
201002 - Salton Sea

Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge and Wister Waterfowl Management Area, Feb. 16-19, 2010. Huge numbers of birds overwinter at the Salton Sea. Salton Sea is a strange place indeed, an approximate 370-square-mile lake in the middle of a desert, which lies 290 feet below sea level. I had noticed it many times when flying from San Diego to Phoenix or Albuquerque. It is even more remarkable from the air because of the large green irrigated fields that extend from its southern edge all the way to Mexico.

Subjects include: American coots, Greater yellowlegs, Snowy egret, Brown pelican, Western grebe, American avocet, Great egret, Gambel's quail, Mourning dove, White-faced ibises, Northern harrier, Double-crested cormorant, Ring-billed gull, yellow-bill cattle egret, Turkey vulture, Cliff swallow, Bufflehead ducks, Red-winged blackbird, Yellow-rumped warbler, Ruddy duck, Black-necked stilt, Western meadowlark, Burrowing owl, Sweet acacia, Geothermal power plants.

Places include: Salton Sea, Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, Wister Waterfowl Management Area, San Diego.

Salton Sea
200911 - Backyard Coyotes   http://picasaweb.google.com/kmhpix/200911BackyardCoyotes

This morning we heard a ruckus in our yard. It turned out that three coyotes were brawling right outside our bedroom window. It was soon clear they were fighting over something buried in the snow. The largest coyote quickly took charge; while the other two skulked around at a distance, the alpha male proceeded to dig in the snow to uncover a haunch of a deer. He gnawed on it for several minutes before taking it behind the lilac bushes in the back of our yard. These pictures were taken through a double-paned window, so they are a bit soft.

Coyotes
200906 - Alaska Inside Passage

Inside Passage with Cruise West; June 17-25. Places visited: Juneau, Haines, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Sitka, Tracy Arm, Fredrick Sound, Petersburg, Metlakatla, Misty Fjords, Behm Canal, Ketchikan.

Subjects include: arctic tern, ravens, Mendenhall glacier, beaver, bald eagle, sea otter, sea lions, cormorants, tufted puffin, Eldred Rock Lighthouse, common, murres, pigeon Guillemots, Black-legged Kittiwakes, brown bear (grizzly), Margerie glacier calving, orca whales, ducks, humpback whales, Sawyer glacier, owl, flamingo tree, butter cups, Spirit of Endeavour (ship)

Sequences showing glacier calving Calving sequence

Inside Passage
200906 - Denali Alaska

Trip deep into Denali National Park with Cruise West; June 8-16, starting in Fairbanks and ending in Anchorage.

Subjects include: Denali, sled dog, snowshoe hare, red fox, Emperor geese with goslings, beaver, cotton grass, northern shovelers, common loon, ptarmigan, moose, Oeder's lousewort, caribou, Moss campion, chipmunk

Denali
200905 - Khutzeymateen

Photos from a photographic workshop conducted by Brad Hill. The place is the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary, which is located in British Columbia about 28 miles south of Alaska. The Khutz is a magical place. The grizzlies were very much at ease with our presence and not at all aggressive. Our guide, Tom Ellison, told us this is because they have not been hunted in the Sanctuary for decades. He sought out extraordinary photographic situations, which the photos in this album hopefully demonstrate.

Subjects include: bald eagle, sea lion, dandelion, float plane, grizzly, teeter totter, clams, mink, harlequin ducks, common mergansers, raven, lupine, fogbow, Mount Hood, Brad, Tom, David, Malcom, Steve, Frank, Pete, Jenn, Sarah

Khutz
200905 - Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island, Florida, Feb. 12-19, 2009. Most pictures from the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, some at beach near Tropical Winds Motel.

Subjects include: wood stork, tortoise, gecko, anhinga, alligator, little blue heron, turtle, great egret, red-shouldered hawk, crab, brown pelicans, sea shells, dunlin, osprey, royal terns, ring-bill gull, ruddy duck,sanderlings, reddish egret, racoon, white ibis, sunflower, airplant, snowy egret, double-crested cormorant, common merganser, great blue heron, roseate spoonbill, tree crab, yellow-crowned night heron, red-bellied woodpecker, tricolored heron, poinsettia, grackle, crow

Sanibel
200902 - Alta

Photos from ski trip to Alta, Utah. Los Alamos group organized by Randy Carlson.

Subjects include: Utah Canyons - aerial photo, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta Peruvian Lodge, Beto, Randy, Chuck, Mike, George, Laurie, Beto, Paul, Mike, Ken, Karen, Dallas, Brett, Michelle, Fred, Janet, Swimming pool, Westward Ho, Mt. Superior, Hellgate, Mount Baldy, Glory Hole, East Castle, Upper Big Dipper, Supreme lift, Alta panorama, Sugarloaf lift, Solitude panorama

Alta
2009 - Flora etc

Photos mostly from in our yard or around Los Alamos; some from elsewhere.

Subjects include: Frost crystals, Orchid, Duck, Ashley Pond pond, Red ivy geranium (Pelargonium), Chickadee, Apricot tree, Goose, Flicker, Russian Olive tree, Robin, Pasque flower, Snow storm, Santa Fe home, Whole Foods produce, Bee, Apple blossom, Blue salvia, Abert's (tassel-eared) squirrel, Candytuft blossoms, Dandelion seed head, Potentilla, Brown squirrel, Lilac flowers, Daffodil, Spanish hardy broom, Wild currant flowers, Blue spruce, Magpie, Western grebes, Wildflowers, Red tailed hawk, Red winged blackbird, Old-mans bones sedum, Purple columbine, White iris, Greek yarrow, Yellow pansy, Wilson's geranium, Wasp, Fly, cotoneaster, Garter snake, Garden snake, Salvia, Lily of the valley, Wild cranberry, Rose, Pansy, Blue flax, Mexican primrose, California poppy, Red coral bells, Blue-spruce cone, Lichen, Iris, Hardy yellow ice plant, Yucca flowers, Beetle on penstemon bud, Day Lilly, Snapdragon, Ladybug, Western bluebird, Valle Grande Caldera, Elk, Gaillardia, Long legged spider, Robin chicks, Sunflower, Tachinid fly (Adejeania), Nectar scavenger, Butterfly, butterfly bush, Sphinx moth, Broad-tailed hummingbird (male), Rufous hummingbird (female), Chamisa, House wren, Sunflower seeds, Oregano flower, Trumpet vine, Russian sage flower, Fawn, Sangre de Christo Mountains, Hollyhock, Lesser goldfinch, cosmos, Chipmunk, Cardinal penstemon, Spotted towhee, grape vine, Pine siskin, Bayo Canyon

Flora
2009 - Photoshop Effects

Examples of "painterly" effects provided by Photoshop Elements 6 in its filter menu. One or more effects are shown for each scene, as well as the original photo. The PSE6 name for each effect is given, followed by the parameters used. I think these simple-to-use filters may be useful for creating a desired visual impression. Still, my wife likes the originals best.

Subjects include: Ruffled violet iris, Blue salvia, Salmon and yellow columbine, Butterflies on butterfly bush, Deep lilac cosmos, Red geraniums, Cosmos and gaillardia, Red chili ristras, Rancho de Chimayo, Colored pencil, Sumi-e, Poster edges, Dry brush, Paint daubs, Palette knife, Watercolor, Smudge stick, Accented edges

Photoshop effects
2008 - Flora

Photos of flora and fauna in our backyard, arranged roughly in chronological order through the year. Most photos were taken with a Nikon D300 using either a 18-135-mm or 70-300-mm lens; a few with a D80.

Subjects include: Abert's (tassel-eared) squirrel, Pasque flower, Stray cat, Pink crabapple blossoms, Coyote, Candy tuft, Christmas cactus, Iris, Spanish hardy broom, Grosbeak chick, Lizard, Potentilla, Butterfly, Viburnum bush, Asparagus-like plants, Clematis, Agastache, Dianthus, Bee, Soapwort, Apache Plume, Penstemon, Columbine, Delphinium ('blue mirror'), Bee, Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Lupine, Cotton-tail rabbit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Chinese Elm, Snow in summer, Gaillardia, Coneflower, Apples, Petunia, Cape Blanco sedum (Sedum spathulifolium), Red coral bells, Morning yarrow (Coronation Gold Hybrid), Penstemon piniflora, Rough Fungus Beetle (Gibbifer californicus), Blue catmint, Alstremeria, Blue salvia, Violas, Ladybug, Yellow day lily, Beaujolais lysimechia atropurpurea, Scabiosa, Zinnia grandiflora, Pandora sphinx moth, Pocket gopher, Cinquefoil, Moth, Santolina, Daisies, Orange gazania, Red petunia, Red geranium, Wild currant, Three-leaf sumac, Red ivy geranium (Pelargonium), Yellow columbine, Hooker's evening primrose, Dark red dahlia (delicious raspberry), Pink iceplant, Silver blade evening primrose, Honeysuckle, Mushrooms, Pink geranium, Hardy yellow ice plant, Red geranium, Moonbeam coreopsis, Blue mist, Holly berries, Pink zinnia, Red zinnia, Cosmos, Red-leaf lettuce, Flowering oregano, Sunflower, Hen and chicks, Tachinid fly (Archytas), Statice, Tarragon flowers, Buckwheat, White phlox, Red and yellow Mexican hat flowers, Blue Woolly Veronica, Gold finch, Snow in summer, Hummingbirds, 'Wild Thing' salvia, Sunset Hyssop (Rupestris agastache), Lamb's ear, Yellow gazania, White coreopsis, Hairy cactus, Evening primrose, Dragon flies, Chipmunk, Pinyon tree, Scrub jay, Ruby-throated hummingbird, Spider, White coral bells, Greek oregano, Russian sage, Snake, Hollyhock ('Fordhook'), Blue grama grass, Bar Harbor juniper, Margarita daisy, Butterfly (Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta), Turkey vulture, Los Alamos canyon, Western bluebird, Virginia creeper, Pair of flickers, American goldfinches, Red-naped sapsucker, Broad-tailed hummingbird, Deer, Raspberry leaves, Colorado blue spruce, Christmas hawk

Flora
2008 - Bob Wagner

Photos of Robert F. Wagner and friends, contributed by various people in various locales. Bob died on June 30, 2008. For reminiscences of Bob Wagner, please visit the memorial website at https://sites.google.com/site/robertfwagnermemorial/ If you have pictures of Bob and friends to share, please send them to kmh@hansonhub.com .

Bob Wagner
2008 - Yves Bizais

Photos of Yves Bizais, his wife, Terese, and friends, taken near Nantes and Brest, France, and near Newport Beach, California, and Los Alamos, New Mexico. Yves died on October 26, 2008.

Yves Bizais
200803 - Kitchen Remodel

Remodel of our kitchen and laundry room. What a mess! Ruby loves sitting in the sun on our new unfinished cherry floor.

Subjects include: cherry cabinets, Corian Earth countertop, WOCA Master Oil application, stained Boston birch flooring, scaled cherry flooring, Spagna Vetro 218 Z2 cooktop range hood, GE Profile cooktop, LG French-door refrigerator, GE Profile double oven, LG dishwasher

Ruby in kitchen
200802 - Alta

Ski trip to Alta, February 3-9, 2008 - a cold and snowy week

Subjects include: Alta Peruvian Lodge is almost covered by snow, Randy, Chuck, Ken, Mike, Laurie, George, Lev, Collins lift, Mount Baldy, Devil's Castle, Sugarloaf lift, Alta powder, Hellgate, East Castle, Catherine's bowl, East Greeley, Supreme lift, Devil's Castle, Sleepy Hollow, Albion lift, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Westward Ho, Mount Superior, Utah Badlands

Ken Hanson in Alta
2008 - Maine Coast

A week-long vacation along the Maine coast including Pemaquid Peninsula, Desert Island, and Acadia National Park. Plus a few pix from Connecticut. Photographer: Ken Hanson Camera: Nikon D80

Subjects include: Pemaquid peninsula, Pemaquid Point Light House, Hotel Pemaquid, Sailboat, Pemaquid Harbor, Contented Sole restaurant, Fort William Henry, Cormorant, Seagull, Ye Old Forte Cabins, Tern, Pemaquid Beach, Beach rose (Rosa rugosa), Berries, Beach, Beach rose hips (Rosa rugosa), Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla), Seagull, Pemaquid Beach, Cemetery, Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf, New Harbor, New Harbor harbor, Lower Haddock Pond, Mount Desert Island, Cadillac Mountain, Porcupine Islands, Cranberry Islands, Sand Beach, Acadia National Park, Acadia coast, Flanders Bay, Schoodic Point, Power boat in Pemaquid Harbor, East Pond, Mystic River, Mystic, Connecticut, Sailboat regatta, Noank, Connecticut, Cormorant

Fishing boat
200705 - Alaska Cruise

Cruise West cruise on Spirit of Endeavour, May 2007. Juneau, Tracy Arm, Fredrick Sound, Sitka, Elfin Cove, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait.

Subjects include: Juneau, Alaska, Helicopter, Cruise ship, Gastineau Channel, Taku River, Blue ice, Jeannene, Ken, Blue crevasse, Governor's mansion, Outer Point, Douglas Island, Skunk cabbage, Twisty moss, Tracy Arm, Sawyer Glacier, Jeff Pietka, Black bear, North Sawyer Glacier, Black bear, Zodiac excursion, Humpback whale, Stiller's sea lions, Julie Smith, Bald eagle, Spirit of Endeavour, Humpback fluking, Cheryl Poulson, Fredrick Sound, Mt. Edgecumbe, Sitka, Float plane, St. Michael's Cathedral, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka, Old wooden bowl, Wooden mask, Ivory carving, Fishermen, Sitka National Historic Park, Wood print from Book of Hats by Dale DeArmond, Sitka Sound, Sea otter carrying pup, Puffins, Mark Kelley, Elfin Cove, fishing village, Fairweather Range (in Glacier Bay NP), Annabelle Washington, Minke whales, Bear bread fungus, Land otter, Bartlett Cove, Halibut, Glacier Bay NP headquarters, Black bear, Black ice sculpture, Reid Glacier, Black-legged Kittiwakes, Mike and Jeri Maus, Johns Hopkins Glacier, Dirty berglet, Blue ice, Brown bear family, Mountain goat, Tlingit native american, Sea lion, Marble Island, Black-legged Kittiwake, Pelagic cormorants, Sea otter, Boulder Island, Glacier Bay, Capt. Mike Flemming, Icy Strait, Old wooden bowl, Mask, Totem, Woven basket, Endicott Arm, Dawes Glacier

Fairweather Range
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