Tag: Photography

Welcome August

Welcome August – the last full month of summer – where the sunshine may completely zap you of all your energy. Just ask Benji. For August photo a day challenge. ~ Susanne

Fun With Watercolors

One of my worst memories from grade school was when we had to paint something in Art class.  Afterwards the teacher showed our work to the class one by one while asking who the artist was. After seeing what others had done I was… Continue Reading “Fun With Watercolors”

More Favorite Sculptures

I like finding art in public places, especially quirky sculptures. I took the picture below in Washington DC many years ago, but we also have one of these in Seattle. If I have to tell you what it is you’re not as old as… Continue Reading “More Favorite Sculptures”

Over Seattle and Under California

Summer is the time to travel and if you have to fly there’s nothing like Seattle from the air, where on a clear day you can see forever –  at least across Puget Sound to the Olympics. And if you’re lucky you’ll have close-up… Continue Reading “Over Seattle and Under California”

Reflections on the Cedar River

Last week we took a walk on the Cedar River Trail.  It had rained the night before and heavy clouds remained overhead. But the river was still and placid, reflecting the loveliness nearby. For Sunday Still’s, Stillness. ~ Susanne

Why I Don’t Take Selfies

Because I want to look like this. Not like this. (Sorry Benji.) ~ Susanne and Benji

One Old Fire Truck for Sale

On our recent travels through Eastern Washington we passed through the tiny town of Douglas and found this old fire truck for sale. We stopped to inspect it, but decided against the purchase. Shared with  Cees’ Fun Foto Challenge – One. ~ Susanne

Dry Falls, the Largest on Earth

This week we camped east of the mountains and enjoyed a landscape completely opposite to our Seattle area scenery.  We drove through Grand Coulee, formed over millions of years by eruptions of lava which solidified and was later dug away by ice age floods.… Continue Reading “Dry Falls, the Largest on Earth”

Flower of the Day – Orange Rose

My orange roses opened up a little more today and I thought you might enjoy seeing one of them. Shared with Cee’s Flower of the Day. ~ Susanne

A Competition Between the Blue Heron and the Bald Eagle – at Coulon Park

Every visit to Coulon Park is wonderful but there is always something new! Today’s weather was perfect for walking and the brilliant blue skies were reflected in the waters of Lake Washington. Sailboats were lined up as usual and ready to go. Turtles were… Continue Reading “A Competition Between the Blue Heron and the Bald Eagle – at Coulon Park”

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