Tag: nature photography

Color and Surprise in the Fall Garden

I wandered in the garden and found color in the lavender – and a rose – and in a flock of visitors dressed in brilliant yellow! Townsend’s Warblers – what a treat! “Thank you for dropping by!  Please come again!” ~ Susanne

The Fall Colors of Coulon

Fall is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest so I went to see the show at Coulon Park where the trees are alive with color.  I thought you’d enjoy seeing them too! Still sorting through my photos and will bring you my first…

The Last Summer Sunset and First Fall Walk

Summer said goodbye with a brilliant sunset that illuminated the clouds and dwarfed the trees. Fall came in with more rain the next day but we took our chances and went for a walk at Deep Lake where all was serene.   The air…

The Cool Colors of Summer

According to the calendar it’s still summer in the Great Northwest with fall arriving on the Autumnal Equinox, September 23rd.  Meteorologists opt for September 1st which seems a bit early – I’d say it’s somewhere in between.  Either way, I thought I’d share these…

As Summer Winds Down

It was Summer’s last hurrah as I visited Soos Creek Botanical Garden earlier this week with temperatures in the mid eighties, the sun bright and burning my nose. Then yesterday the cool marine air brought in giant clouds that filled the sky overpowering Lake…

Bicycling the Back Roads of Mt Rainier National Park

I don’t know how many times I’ve been to Mt. Rainier but this was definitely a first. Last weekend we drove to the remote northwest corner of the National Park to bicycle the old Carbon River Road. It had been washed out back in…

Paradise in Bloom, Nisqually Glacier and Christine Falls!

Everybody knows that August is the best time to visit Paradise to see the wildflowers in bloom but somehow I always miss it   We usually visit early in the season, as soon as the roads are passable;  here’s what it looked like in…

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