I was walking the 2 mile trail around Trillium Lake with my dog last weekend, when out in the woods this dead tree caught my attention. All I really saw was the hole at the base of the largest branch, which to me looked like a perfect nesting hole for some critter. I left the trail and hiked through the bushes and branches to get to it. A clearing opened up and the old, dead tree stood alone. It reached out towards the sky, standing out against the living forest backdrop. I had to take a picture of it. When I got home and looked at it I thought it almost looked like the picture was taken with a fisheye lens. The forest really did seem to rotate around its presence. Very cool ;)
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Day two of posting of our weekend camping adventures. This was taken looking north towards Mt Hood. The lily pads are growing in full swing up there, and the water is very clear. It was a windy day up there on Saturday, so there are ripples on the water. But some days its as smooth as glass. Thats when you get the perfect, impressive reflections of the mountain on the mirror-like surface.