early lupine, originally uploaded by A.p.K. Ethereal carpets of vivid indigo lupines are beginning to emerge on the hillsides and embankments here. These displays of spring color are always so brief...makes it all the more worthwhile to get down on hands-and-knees in the dirt to get this kind of shot!
Lake Shasta, 07.14.08, originally uploaded by A.p.K. In California, where drought is a seasonal cycle as well as a condition that often affects the landscape for years at a time, it was big news earlier this week when the Governor declared the most recent period of drought to be officially over. This shot was taken... Continue Reading →