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Spring reflections on Emigrant Lake

Spring arrived on Emigrant Lake recently. The lake is calm and beautiful and rowers are again plying its waters. Larkspurs and biscuitroot are blooming. The oaks are pushing leaves. The Siskiyous create a misty, almost-mythical backdrop.

Ashland, Oregon, spring

Morning row on Emigrant Lake.

Siskiyou Mountains, spring, clouds

Reflections on Emigrant Lake.

Siskiyou Mountains, Ashland, Oregon

Inundated island of oaks in Emigrant Lake.

Emigrant Lake, Siskiyou Mountains, Ashland, Oregon

Yellow-rumped warbler in spring oaks.

yellow-rumped warbler, Siskiyou Mountains, Ashland, Oregon

Topsy-turvy. Can’t.quite.reach.

Coleman Glacier, Mt. Baker

Coleman Glacier on Mt. Baker. Tiny people in lower left corner for scale.

Mt. Baker slope with glacier edges.

Trees against ice.

Raven on ice.

Ice and dirt and the vivid blue below.

Ice and dirt and the vivid blue below – take 2.

Mt. Baker above Coleman Glacier from Heliotrope Ridge.