Frigid temperatures and an abundance of snow were our companions as we hunted for the perfect Christmas tree.
Tyrosalata Greek Spread with Olives
By Todd Johnson
DirectionsMix Feta cheese with an electric mixer. Add green onions then 3/4 cup olive oil. In a seperate bowl, rinse olives. Stir in 1/4 cup olive oil. Add thyme, oregano, orange peel and rosemary. Marinate for 2 hours in a dark place. Serve spread chilled on pita bread with olives.
Recipe from Peter Kelly, Spazzo Mediterranean Grill
Ocean Shores, WA December 9, 2013, snow day! A half mile from the Pacific Ocean we have frozen canals and partially frozen lakes, with snow coming down.
The image of Orion is a stack of 20-second exposures ISO 1600(a total of 11 minutes) taken with an Orion short tube 80mm
guide scope and a Nikon D3000 DSLR. The full image of the moon was taken at 1/80 sec. with an ISO 100. The close up image was taken with a 2.5X Barlow.