On The Road, 2006

These pictures are in chronological order as we travelled during the year. See also slide shows of the photos we took in Big Bend National Park in the winter, in Scotland in the spring, and the Canadian Rockies in the summer. Also additional album pages with photos of bird and other wildlife; of Clemmie at the places we camped; some mood photographs showing the wonder of the planet we inhabit; and our collection of lighthouses.

If you want a copy of any of our photos, let us know. Click on a thumbnail below to bring up an enlarged picture.

Houston TX, skyline. January

Enron towers, Houston, TX.  January

Houston (TX) Museum of Natural Science. January

House in old Galveston, TX January

Galveston, TX, Seawall.

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum, Galveston TX.  January

Biggest tree in Texas,over 1,000 years old. Goose Island, TX. January

4th St. pond, roost for thousands of shorebirds. Goose Island, TX. January

Mustang Island wetlands, Corpus Christi, TX. January

Sunset on the dunes, Padre Island National Seashore, TX. January

Typical Texas field vista, January

Mexico from Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, TX January

Pond at Laguna Atascoa NWR, TX. Severe drought. January

Distant reddish egret in Laguna Madre, LANWR, TX. January

Arroyo Colorado (aka Harlingen Ship Canal) LANWR, TX. January

The Rio Grande at the Santa Ana NWR, TX. February

Rio Grande, at Salineño, TX. February

The Rio Grande from Falcon Dam, TX. February

Mesquite and brush in south Texas. February

Parched scrub country, along Rte 277, south Texas. February

Seminole Canyon, TX. February

Ancient pictographs in Seminole Canyon caves, TX. February

Mouth of Seminole Canyon across from Panther Cave, TX. February
Big Bend National Park, February/March

View of Alpine, TX, from south.  March

Davis Mountains, TX. March

Hobby-Eberly telescope, McDonald Observatory, TX. March

Harlan telescope, McDonald Observatory, TX. March

Beach at Kennebunkport, ME. April

Merrimac River inlet, MA. April

Sweet Loretta's Snake Oil Jug Band, Sudbury MA. April.

Portsmouth, NH. April

Mighty Maine coast (if you're handy with $$). April

Beach at Ogunquit, ME. April

Sunset at Biddeford Pool, ME. April

Mouth of Biddeford Pool, ME. May

Scotland, England, and Wales


Nick's house project, West Paris. [Compare last year's picture!]

Toronto skyline from Humber Park. July

The Trans Canada Highway - Lake Superior north shore. July

Agawa Bay on Lake Superior, Ontario. July

Agawa Bay on Lake Superior, Ontario. July

Old Woman cove, Lake Superior, Ontario. July

Neys Provinvial Park beach, Lake Superior Ontario. July

Rocks at the end of Neys beach, Lake Superior. July

Sandbar Lake, Dryden, Ontario. July

Main Street, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. July

Remaining prairie, Alberta. July

Slide Show of Canadian Rockies

Eastern Washington State. August

First view of the Pacific Ocean. August

Bike trail, Ft. Stephens State Park, OR. August

Astoria and mouth of Columbia River. August

The Columbia River bar, most dangerous place. August

Columbia Lightship and Coast Guard cutter. August

South Jetty reconstruction, Columbia Rivermouth, OR. August

Lincoln City, OR, in the distance, from Cascade Head. August

Crossing the Salmon River, OR. August

Beach time under Cascade Head, OR. August

View from Cape Foulweather, OR. August

The begininnings of disappearing Oregon Dunes. August

Umpquha River lighthouse, OR. August

Roosevelt Elk, Deer Creek, OR. August

Edge of Oregon Dunes in early morning. August

Edge of Dunes through the mist. August

Riding the Dunes , Oregon Dunes NRA. August

Group buggying in the Oregon Dunes. August

Lake Cleowax in the Dunes, OR. August

Sandboarding, Honeyman State Park, OR. August

Lake Woahink, Honeyman State Park, OR. August

Takhenich Lake, OR. August

Loon Lake, OR. August

Old Town, Florence, OR. September

Stellar's sealion colony, OR. September

Heceta Head lighthouse, OR. September

Cape Perpetua, OR. September

Newport fleet, OR. September

Seal lions hanging out at Newport docks. September

Seal Rocks, OR. September

North from Seal Rocks, OR.

Low tide, Oregon coast. September

Hurricane Ridge behind Port Angeles, WA from harbor. Sept

Overlooking Port Angeles and harbor. September

MV Coho, ferry to Victoria, BC, from Port Angeles, WA. September

Leaving Port Angeles on the MV Coho, ferry to Victoria, BC. September

Victoria harbour from the Westbay RV park. September

Floating houses, Westbay Marine Village, Victoria, BC. September

Westbay Marine Village, Victoria, BC. September

Post Office mural, Chemainus, BC. September

Log boom on Vancouver Island side of the Strait of Georgia, BC. September

Dragon boat practice, Comox, BC. September

Campbell River, Vancouver Island, BC. September

Mile zero, Trans Canada Highway, Victoria BC. October

BC Legislative Building, Victoria BC. October

Sailing among the San Juan Islands. October

Friday Harbour, San Juan Island, WA. October

Limekiln Point Lighthouse, San Juan Island, WA. October

Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA. October

Washington State Ferry, San Juan Islands. October

Ferry landing, Orcas Island, WA. October

Birdwatching, Moran State Park, Orcas Island WA. October

Puget Sound, Mt. Baker in background. October

Padilla Bay, Puget Sound, with brown wash of air pollution. October

Bridge over Deception Pass, WA. October

View from Deception Pass bridge, WA. October

Dungeness Spit, WA. October

Olympic National Park, WA. October

Olympic National Forest, WA. October

Westhaven, Pt Chehalis, WA. October

Cape Disappointment lighthouse, WA. October

Surf at north jetty, Cape Disappointment, WA. October

Crossing the bar to enter the Columbia River. October

North Head lighthouse, near Cape Disappointment. October

Storm at Comox, Vancouver Island, BC. November

Sunset and rocks, Oregon coast. November

Gold beach, Oregon. November

Common Oregon scene - burning scrub. November

Info about redwood trees. November

Redwood tree, Redwood National Park, CA. November

The Rim Trail, Patrick's Point State Park, CA. November

Patrick's Point, CA. November

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, CA. November

Point Cabrillo lighthouse, CA. November

Coast near Mendocino, CA. November

Point Arena lighthouse, CA. November

Coast, Sonoma County, CA. November

CA Route 1 - disappeared. November

CA Route 1 - cliff
grabber. November

CA Route 1
- hairpins. November

Point Bonita lighthouse, CA. Novmber

Marin headlands, CA. December

Golden Gate bridge, CA. December

Golden Gate bridge, CA. December

Richmond bridge, San Rafael, CA. December

Oakland and Bay bridge, CA. December

Larkspur fast ferry to San Francisco, CA. December

Coit Tower, San Francisco. December

San Francisco financial district. December

Chinatown, San Francisco. December

Alcatraz, CA. December

San Quentin prison, CA. December

Marin RV Park and Corte Madera marshes, CA. December

Pt. Reyes beach, CA. December

Pt. Reyes lighthouse, CA. December

Drake beach, PT. Reyes NS, CA. December

Abbots Lagoon, Pt Reyes NS, CA. December

High tide swamps the Corte Madera marsh, CA. December

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, CA. December

Papal arms, Mission Dolores Basilica, San Francisco, CA. Dec

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA. December

Pigeon Point lighthouse, CA. December

Surf's up, Monterey, CA. December

Monterey shore, CA. December

Pt. Piños lighthouse, Monterey , CA/ December

Monterey Bay Aquarium, CA. December

Surf's really up, Monterey, CA. December

Surfer, Monterey, CA. December

Elkhorn Slough, CA. December

Morro Rock and Bay entrance, CA. December

Morro Bay State Park Marina, CA. December

Wetlands at Morro Bay, CA. December

Pelican Rock, Shell Beach, CA. December

Monarch Butterflies wintering at Pismo Beach, CA. December

Estero Bay and Morro Rock, CA. December

View from Black Hill, Morro Bay, CA. December

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, CA. December

Medium-sized guest house, Hearst Castle, CA. December

Front entrance to Hearst Castle, CA. December

Outdoor pool, Hearst Castle, CA. December

Indoor pool, Hearst Castle, CA. December

William Randolph Hearst's study, Hearst Castle, CA. December

Los Angeles skyline from Richard and Linda's house, CA. December

Looking towards La Crescenta, CA, from Cerro Negro. December

San Diego skyline, CA. December

Torrey Pines State Beach, CA. December

Rock formations in Torrey Pines State Preserve, CA. December

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