Tag: CFFC

My Little Nuthatch

I love all the birds that call my garden home including this little charmer – the red breasted nuthatch. I often hear his energetic ‘ank-ank-ank,’ before I see him in the branches of the Douglas Fir tree above, looking for insects, or walking down… Continue Reading “My Little Nuthatch”

A Visit to Carkeek Park

Yesterday we visited Carkeek Park. I don’t know how many years it’s been as we don’t get to Seattle much since we moved to Renton. I’d forgotten how you can almost reach out and touch the Olympics further north. It was clear, cold and… Continue Reading “A Visit to Carkeek Park”

That’s Orange to You!

Is there any other color that’s more ‘in your face’ than orange? I think not. Perhaps that’s why it had such a run in the sixties, not that I would know. 😉 This little sitting room is located in a small restaurant in Washington… Continue Reading “That’s Orange to You!”

In a Rose Garden

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Flowers – I thought I’d share a few of my favorites from our visit to the Rose Garden at Pt. Defiance last week. This is the same rose garden where I discovered a photo of my grandmother when… Continue Reading “In a Rose Garden”

Downtown Seattle in Black and White

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge I thought I’d take you on a tour of downtown Seattle with a little history on the way. Use the slider to view the image in both color, and black and white. My first job downtown was next door… Continue Reading “Downtown Seattle in Black and White”

Snowbirds of the Skagit Valley

Last week I visited the daffodil fields of the Skagit Valley and got to see the snowbirds too! Thousands of snowbirds including snow geese from Russia’s Wrangel Island and trumpeter swans from Canada and Alaska migrate south along the Pacific Flyway to spend the… Continue Reading “Snowbirds of the Skagit Valley”

A Year of Purples and Violets

It turns out our country is nearly purple – an equal mix of red and blue. This is more and more evident as we anxiously await election results. In the meantime I went looking for purples and violets and came up with these photos… Continue Reading “A Year of Purples and Violets”

A Riot of Color in Orange and Green

It comes on slowly – then all in a hurry – this was the view at Coulon Park the end of September. Last week was a swirl of orange and green – like sherbet I thought – and photographers were out to see it.… Continue Reading “A Riot of Color in Orange and Green”

The Eyes Have IT!

This week I’m thankful for all of you bloggers who faithfully give us prompts and challenges.  You really help to keep my creative juices flowing – which would otherwise dry up. So for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Seeing, I give you the wonderful eyes… Continue Reading “The Eyes Have IT!”

Fern Fronds Unfurling

Is there anything that heralds spring in the Pacific Northwest more than fern fronds unfurling? After a week of cold and snowy weather I’m ready. Halfway there! 🙂 For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Spring Scenes. ~ Susanne

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