Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Watery Wednesday - Truckee River





Images of a moody Truckee River, taken last Saturday, with thunderstorms rolling in over the mountains..






I'm really loving what the rains, over the last couple of weeks, have done to the vegetation along the river ...

Not so happy about the increased fire danger that come with all this lush growth, especially in the hills and mountains around us, that are now covered in green cheat grass.

PS .. Taylor thanks you all for the lovely comments that were made about her photos. She was very excited to read them all :-)

30 comments:

mick said...

Beautiful scenery and very nice photos.

James said...

Very nice pictures. I like how the fallen trees are being held by the rocks.

Sunshine said...

what a lovely place for picnic very peaceful and clean..

Happily Retired Gal said...

What LOVELY watery views! I'm glad SOMEONE is getting rain ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

fishing guy said...

Karen: What beautiful capures along the river. I grew up river fishing and always enjoyed those times.

Pacey said...

Love that shot with the trees as your foreground. Great shots here Karen.

Carletta said...

Each image stands alone on its own merit and collectively they are a wonderful visual package!

Tell Taylor she should keep taking pictures.

My post is here: Carletta’s Captures.

SandyCarlson said...

That is one tumultuous landscape!

Island Rambles Blog said...

I really love your series of photos on the Truckee River area. So many wonderful watery scenes on Watery Wednesday.

Pam said...

I like the way you took the shots looking through the trees with just a glimpse of the water. Very intriguing.

sixstars said...

Great photos. There looks to be a real change in the envionment this time of yeas. Not what i thought summer in Nevada would be.

madahmas said...

Very pretty pics. :)

antigoni said...

Great photos!

Esther Garvi said...

Beautiful river!! Lovely place to go for a walk!!

magiceye said...

love the last image!

Jane said...

Looks lovely calm and very green, thanks for sharing:)

Tricia said...

Very pretty scenes, especially that last photo - I love that sky! And it really IS quite lush along the river!

Ebie said...

Love the third shot. It is really scary, summertime, we always have forest fires, some intentional. I also love the rain, the skies clear up especially our smoggy LA.

Sanna said...

Yes, clouds seems have lots of water inside, too! Scary a bit!

Paul said...

love that pic of the sky!

Tranquility said...

All the fresh greenery is beautiful. Hopefully you can keep a little of the rain coming so that the fire danger remains minimal!

srp said...

Beautiful country, great shots. This looks so lovely and soothing.. I can almost hear the river sounds.

Rajesh said...

Great images. Good to hear about the rain. Unfortunately for us it is going to be less when compared to last year.

Marja said...

beautiful pictures Look like the wild rivers in New Zealand now

hip chick said...

We have had our share of rain here in New England also. I love your photo of the river with the cloudy sky.

2sweetnsaxy said...

These are wonderful. I especially like that last one. The sky looks spectacular over the river.

Marju said...

Beautiful!!!

Willard said...

These photos definitely capture the mood of the moment.

John Deere Mom said...

Great pics, Karen!

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