Welcome to North Idaho

To live in a place other people dream of visiting is incredible. Through the lens of my camera OnLocation North Idaho will bring you a slice of life as we know it in the Idaho panhandle. Enjoy!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The difference a day makes ...

The first flakes of measurable snow fell on North Idaho this morning, even before all the leaves have fallen from the trees.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Shades of Picnics Past

A gazebo at Q'emlin Park on the Spokane River is framed by fall foliage on one of these bonus sunny days of fall. Picnic tables are stacked for storage with the first North Idaho snowfall just around the corner.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Autumn Art

At every turn the artistry of Autumn is visible in North Idaho. Even a leaf-covered lawn on a rainy day is reason enough to pause and enjoy.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Rainy Monday

The rains fell in North Idaho and the grassy swale in the Kootenai County Admin building parking lot resembled a lake. Is that the floating green or just a stormwater cover? :)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Slipping Away

The vacant boat slips at Redlion Templin's Marina on the Spokane River in Post Falls have shed their blue canvas canopies but the colorful fall foliage provides a feast for the eyes.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hunting Season

Last year Coors featured a camoflauge design on their canned beer and this year, just in time for hunting season, Miller and Busch weighed in with colorful camo cans. 'Tis the season in North Idaho.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Day's End

Sunsets in North Idaho are beautiful any time of year but in the Fall, they come much earlier in the day. This view is from Chase Road in Post Falls at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Deserted Lake

The summer crowds have gone, leaving the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene's Booth Park empty except for a few broken branches. On a windy October Day the ripples on the water create an artistic visual.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Fishing at Fernan

On a brisk but sunny day, the public fishing dock at Coeur d'Alene's Fernan Lake is a popular spot for all ages.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Season of the Cat

In advance of All Hallows Eve a black cat hides in plain sight behind a shrub in the midst of changing colors for fall.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Birds of a feather

A flock of young sparrows perch near berry bushes after a fall feeding frenzy during a windy and cool North Idaho afternoon.