Thursday, August 18, 2011

Seasonal Photos

Vaseux Lake

Our Summery Ancestors, Lakeshore, Okanagan Lake
It is still summery here and Hanne's daughter Karin's family of four are camping locally so we might be busy being entertained for a few days. Yesterday our great-grandson Jake celebrated his sixth birthday. We look forward to reports from the beach on Bowen Island where a certain aunt, and some great aunts and uncles, gathered to celebrate with Jake.
Hanne's other daughter Elise is reporting from Brewster, Washington State, on their camping holidays.
Sagebrush (Artimesia cana) now in Flower
Here are a few photos from this time of year in our valley.
 There have already been a few fires but all snuffed out safely so far, even one up in the hills behind us in the same area as the big one of 1993. You can see how dry it gets. Today we are off on a short bike ride. See you later!

4 comments:

(B)engeltje said...

Congratulations with your grandson......
Greetings from Bianca

Desiree said...

I was just about to comment on how dry I thought things were looking in this series of photos, then read your last lines about the fires. Such a change after all the green lushness of a few weeks back. Enjoy your time with Karin and family! How wonderful to be able to lay claim to a 6 year old great-grandson and yet, still look so healthy and fit yourselves! That little boy has longevity in his genes :)

Filip Demuinck said...

I like the mountains, together with the lake it becomes even more beautiful.

Greetings,
Filip

Claudia Moser said...

The sagebrush is amazing!