View from the Lick Observatory at sunsetThe Lick Observatory is an astronomical observatory, owned and operated by the University of California. It is situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton, just east of San Jose, California, USAOne of many wind and seaswept bays on the Oregon coast a short but steep ways off Highway 101 south of Astoria.Fishermen in the clearing morning fog on the Klamath river near Klamath, CA from the Redwood highway.Lake Tahoe from North shoreLooking south from Dallas Road in Victoria, B.C. as a storm works its way across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the Olympic peninsula,  which is still partially bathed in sunlight.