November 19, 2008

Wordless Wednesday

Glacier National Park
Photo taken this morning by Sonja

November 16, 2008

San Diego

A couple weeks ago I traveled to San Diego for a friend's wedding. I've been meaning to post some photos from my trip for a while now and am finally getting around to it.

A San Diego sunset

Harbor seals and a Ruddy Turnstone

Brown Pelican and Heerman's Gull



Sand dollar in the surf

Marbled Godwits on the beach

November 06, 2008

I'm a Bit Jealous

Ok, so I must admit, I'm a bit jealous. Working in the office I find it easy to forget that we live in one of the world's most beautiful places. But Sonja doesn't have that problem. She gets reminded of it every single day. Take the above scene, for instance. That was Sonja's "office" today. Not fair.

I know, I shouldn't complain. All I have to do is step outside and breath the crisp mountain air and gaze up at the mountains surrounding park headquarters to remember that I get to live and work here, too. But I don't get to see things like that every day.

I also don't get to check out grizzly bear tracks, or watch Golden Eagles soaring overhead, or scan the cliffs for sheep and goats, or any of the other cool things Sonja gets to do.

It's not that I'm complaining about my job, really. I just have to work a bit harder to make sure that I can take advantage of the amazing resources this place has to offer.

And honestly, just knowing that Sonja gets to see goats standing on a snowy (and empty) Going to the Sun Road on a regular basis makes me really happy. I mean, seriously, check out the pantaloons on this guy! It's awesome!

November 04, 2008