Great egrets.

Great egrets.

Western painted turtle sunning itself on a tuber flotilla.

Western painted turtle sunning itself on a tuber flotilla.

Loon landing

Loon landing

Water lily

Water lily

Bat, flipped.

Bat, flipped.

I wouldn’t normally post a low-res cell phone photo, but I thought it was going to rain so I didn’t take my camera on the boat. Well, it didn’t rain and we ended up with one of the most perfect sunsets I’ve ever seen.

I wouldn’t normally post a low-res cell phone photo, but I thought it was going to rain so I didn’t take my camera on the boat. Well, it didn’t rain and we ended up with one of the most perfect sunsets I’ve ever seen.

Suspension bridge and lava flow at Mount St. Helens.

Suspension bridge and lava flow at Mount St. Helens.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Dandelion seed.

Dandelion seed.

If you get too close to a pair of loons with a baby, the male will do a dance to try and intimidate you into leaving. 

Pastel sunsets on the lake.

Damselfly / Dragonfly

Pelican.

This loon popped up right next to the boat while we were trolling for bass at twilight. 

I have this really cheap pair of aviators with yellow lenses, and on the boat I decided to see if I could use them as a jerry-rigged yellow filter. It didn’t work how I wanted but I thought the results looked cool.