August Journal Sketches

More welcome rain - a respite from the forest fire smoke.

More welcome rain - a respite from the forest fire smoke.

Cool enough that I felt like taking the dogs for a hike.

Mixed media watercolor and Micron pen. 

A little alpenglow.

A little alpenglow.

Very crispy balsam root.

More hot and sleepy pets. 

The sun appears as a red ball when viewed through forest fire smoke. 

Jem sunbathes on the couch.

Closeups done using Papilio binoculars. 

Wasp invasion starts -

Wasp invasion starts -

The wasps were certainly trying to get to our salmon while it was getting smoked!

The wasps were certainly trying to get to our salmon while it was getting smoked!

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One little cloud and a few drops of rain.

One little cloud and a few drops of rain.

Waiting for another of Jem's chemo. treatments.

Waiting for another of Jem's chemo. treatments.

Our late bloomer squash vine grows down the outside stairs. 

Our late bloomer squash vine grows down the outside stairs.