Monthly Archives - July 2021

Impervious Dog Mountain Subdued My Pride

A dramatic river valley! This is rugged, steep, and deep. It divides and unites the states of Washington and Oregon. A divider and uniter!   How cool is that?   How many river valleys you know rise fiercely from zero to snow-high levels with no apologies? In spring, the tip of Dog Mountain (Washington side) blooms in millions of wild dwarf sunflowers called yellow Balsamroots.   It took some research to find the name of that precious flower that attracted hundreds of admirers, yet nobody...