Month: January 2015

A Day in the Life…..Part 5

Wahkeena Trail Head This winter continues to be an up and down affair. Cold and snow, thaw, cold and snow….But still we have not had the fridge temperatures of last year. Earlier in the week, as the snow on Lake Odonata was melting, I…

A Day in the Life….Part 4

Things are still pretty quiet around the preserve, but the fun thing about nature is that it is always changing so you never know what you are going to discover on a given day. Yesterday turned out to be a day of curiosities. The…

A Day in the Life – Part 3

With the temperature approaching 40 degrees today, the Rhododendron leaves, that were tightly curled a week ago, are fully uncurled today.  With the weather so nice, Nora and I thought it would be a good time to check out frozen Lake Odonata. We were…

"Wahkeena….A Day in the Life"

Posted by Tom Hello to all the Wahkeena blog followers out there in cyberville. Today marks the start of a new blog feature that will appear under the title- “A Day in the Life”. I will attempt to take you through a year in…

A Day in the Life -Part 2

Old Guest Cabin What a different a week makes! The hills and valleys of Wahkeena are now blanketed with 5 inches of powdery snow and the temperatures dancing above and below 0 degrees. The dark green foliage to the left of the cabin in…