Making days count 39
The wind had calmed down today and it was bright, clear and crisp. I thought it was a good opportunity to check out one of my favorite places. But first, a greeting to Townsend who was having breakfast.
The river was running rapidly into the sea, or at least it was more noticeable probably because the tide was way out. This also meant that the birds were a good hike in the distance as well except for some Buffleheads (male has the whiter head and females the little white patches on their Bufflehead cheeks ;)), a couple of Merganzers and various other water birds, such as Mallards. I think the bird on the bottom left might be a Scoter. Not sure though. I noticed one Bald Eagle perched atop an evergreen, and a gathering of gulls far across the rocky shore which I trundled across. The Coast Range snow-capped mountains looked spectacular against the blue sky (top left photo in the group below).
Later I drove farther along and checked the wharf to see if there were any sea lions about. There were a few having a siesta on the near pier and a louder group on a log boom. I didn't go down to the lower platform to get any closer this time.
When I returned home, I made a tasty supper and decided also to bake an apple pie.
After supper, I checked out my photos, went for a swim, and here I am!
The moon is smiling and stars are so bright tonight.