Category: Nature

Happy Day! My New LUMIX FZ300 Arrived!

Hooray for Cyber Monday! I’ve been using my Sony RX10 for the past five years and love it. But ever since it froze up earlier this year – remember camera woes? – I thought about getting another camera. At the time, Terri at Second… Continue Reading “Happy Day! My New LUMIX FZ300 Arrived!”

Pretty Clouds at Sunset and More Rain in the Forecast

No, it’s not my imagination – we’ve had record amounts of rain here in the Pacific Northwest. Seems like I say that every year. But according to the Seattle Times, “With 18.91 inches of rain recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between Sept. 1 and… Continue Reading “Pretty Clouds at Sunset and More Rain in the Forecast”

Tuesday’s Rewards – Close Up on Hummingbirds

I woke to an overcast day inside and out – it was time for my booster shot. My dear husband offered to drive me there and I appreciated the moral support. All went well though I expect some soreness tomorrow if my last shot… Continue Reading “Tuesday’s Rewards – Close Up on Hummingbirds”

Ruby Red Fall

Fall is full of glorious red in the leaves in the salmon that return to spawn in last night’s sunset. Sharing with Sunday Stills Photo Challenge. ~ Susanne

Atmospheric Rivers Above and Below!

You may have heard by now that the Pacific Northwest has been visited by an atmospheric river, also known as the Pineapple Express. Long narrow bands of water transported from the tropics in the atmosphere has meant lots of rain the last couple of… Continue Reading “Atmospheric Rivers Above and Below!”

Frosty Leaves

Winter is coming. Sharing with Sunday Stills and Cee’s Flower of the Day. ~ Susanne

Can’t Get Enough of the Waterfalls on the Historic Columbia River Highway

We are nothing if not consistent. One year ago we visited the Columbia Gorge to celebrate my husband’s birthday – we just returned from the same place yesterday. And why not? The Gorge is a fantastic place to visit anytime of year, and it’s… Continue Reading “Can’t Get Enough of the Waterfalls on the Historic Columbia River Highway”

Golden Gingko

I first discovered the Gingko Biloba tree a few years ago when I was walking on the Cedar River Trail. Since then I try to visit each fall to catch it in its golden finest. Today was the day! 🙂 ~ Susanne

Perspective on the Green River Gorge

The Green River flows from Washington’s Cascade Mountains for 65 miles becoming the Duwamish River before emptying into Puget Sound. There are many places to enjoy the river but my favorite is from the one-lane bridge over the Green River Gorge. You get a… Continue Reading “Perspective on the Green River Gorge”

Morning Hunter’s Moon

I was up in time this morning to see the moon hanging low in the western sky so after making my coffee and feeding the cats I decided to run outside and capture it before it set. The Hunter’s Moon is the first full… Continue Reading “Morning Hunter’s Moon”

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