Posts Tagged ‘Snow’

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2012

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2012

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2012 from Kevin Oke Photography To see more skies from around the world visit Skywatch Friday

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

One of the interesting day excursions near Palm Springs is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Cutting through Chino Canyon the 10 minute ride starts at an of elevation 2,643 ft. and ends at the Mountain Station at an elevation of 8,516 ft. Access to Mount San Jacinto State Park is located at the top. Originally built in 1963 […]

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Melting Ice Near Maple Bay

Melting ice near Maple Bay, Vancouver Island

I’ve been driving past this flooded farm regularly for the past few weeks and have been watching the fields become a lake, freeze, receive heavy snow and with our present warm weather, begin to melt. Today the patterns were amazing as the ice began to break up. I’ll be driving by the fields again tomorrow, […]

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Cowichan Snow and a Sheltie

Walking in the Cowichan slush

We had a good dump of snow last night along with the subsequent power outages and blocked driveway. On the positive side, snow sure looks pretty and our sheltie, Sima, loves to play more in snow than almost anything else in life; except perhaps food! The Cowichan Valley is now a slushy mess as the […]

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Japanese Maple Seeds

Maple Seeds and Snow

Snow seems to be the theme so far this year, in fact after a reasonably pleasant morning it has started to snow heavily again this afternoon. The forecast shows warmer weather coming in so at least we’ll be back to our dreary rain within a few days. For photography I do prefer the snow, I […]

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Fir Trees and Snow

Mount Prevost in the morning cold!

Not an amazing photo by any means but still pleasant enough. It snowed last night, so much for global warming, I had thought (and prayed) by now that I would be sitting underneath a forest of palm trees. So far this winter it ain’t happenen! How is that for good slang, did I spell happenen […]

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The snow keeps on falling

snowplow

Another day of snow. I would guess that we have at least 40cm on the deck at this point. Anyways, this all appears short-lived as the pineapple express is expected to hit this evening. High winds and upwards of 50mm+ of rain are rolling in. At least it will be warm again. A few more […]

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