I looked and looked, but did not see a one. Not even any tracks or other signs. Sigh. Maybe next time. A badger is one of the few mammals that I have not seen in the wild.
My painting shows a view the campground at Badger Lake in Mt. Hood National Forest; west of Portland, Oregon. It was from my September trip. Check out the story; a couple of blog posts back. The red bushes are very dried out huckleberry plants.
Badger Lake CG, Mt. Hood, OR (M.J. Liebhaber, Watercolor & Ink, 2018, 8 x 10 in
Northern Catalpa Tree near the end of N. Richmond Ave in the St. John’s District of Portland, Oregon (Watercolor & Ink / 8in x 10in / 2018)
Story: This beautiful, tall tree is on a vacant, overgrown piece of land that is for sale. It has huge leaves and beautiful blossoms in the early springtime. It has two younger siblings nearby. The tree adds grace and charm to an area that has long been neglected and is “home” to several people of meager means.