Donner summit trail, shaded, south aspect, granodiorite rocky substrate
Poking holes in nearby house.
Saw this cat on my way to work. We stared at each other for several minutes before I had to go. It was quite an experience since we were only about 20 feet apart; I was in my car and the cat was behind the snow bank. Great way to start the work day!
Digging in ground.
About 2 inches long
About 6 or more Clark's Nutcrackers flew through the area, picking at pinecones.
Coyote was still, then suddenly pounced into the snow! Held catch for several seconds and then picked it up in his mouth and ate it. This photo was taken after his meal, before he pranced off.
All fluffed up against the cold--it was 7 degrees out!
Nice to see a fresh flower amongst the golden aspens.
enjoying some pumpkin apparently dropped from the old Hwy 40 bridge