Tag: Seattle

The Promised Snow Has Finally Arrived

It started with a fury overnight – tiny flakes of ice blown sideways. It’s falling still – larger and softer – more gently but determined – blanketing everything in white. The hummingbirds waited patiently while I brought them fresh nectar; I’d forgotten to bring… Continue Reading “The Promised Snow Has Finally Arrived”

Blue Skies and Eagles before the Snow

Snow is in the forecast – promises promises. It only arrives when it’s unexpected. When I worked downtown this was always the case. The snow would begin to fall in the afternoon leaving the city surprised. We left work early and roads would be… Continue Reading “Blue Skies and Eagles before the Snow”

Up in a Redwood Tree

Earlier this month on a very rainy day we went to Lincoln Park for a walk. We took the trail up to the top of the bluff and found shelter in a grove of Redwood trees. So did this little fella. Shared with Becky’s… Continue Reading “Up in a Redwood Tree”

Only the Best Clouds in Seattle

Did you know that Seattle is the cloudiest city in the country? Not the rainiest city no, but often ranked #1 for days with heavy cloud cover. Suffice it to say, I’ve seen a lot of cloudy days in my life. And many of… Continue Reading “Only the Best Clouds in Seattle”

Night Sky

I’ve always been intrigued by the night sky and have fond memories of sleeping outside under heaven’s canopy watching for falling stars. In college I took an Astronomy course and the best part was our visit to the rooftop to look at the Universe… Continue Reading “Night Sky”

Winter Wonderland #Sunday Stills

Good Morning! I’m delighted to be hosting this week’s Sunday Stills Photo Challenge while Terri Webster Schrandt is off the grid and on the road! 🙂 Today’s theme is Winter Wonderland. Do you hear sleigh bells ringing? Well maybe not but in the lane… Continue Reading “Winter Wonderland #Sunday Stills”

The Bluest Skies You’ve Ever Seen

Are in Seattle – sang Perry Como. He was talking about this week. The first five days of December – rain-free, for the record books. Spent a day at Lincoln Park – where sea and sky merged blue, save for the peaks – the… Continue Reading “The Bluest Skies You’ve Ever Seen”

Have you Ever Seen A Strawberry Tree?

On my walk at Lincoln Park this week I stopped to admire this giant shrub – or is it a tree? – and its brightly colored berries! No they’re not really strawberries – apparently so bland that even the birds ignore them – its… Continue Reading “Have you Ever Seen A Strawberry Tree?”

A Whale Sighting and Talking Crow at Seattle’s Lincoln Park

Anytime you visit Lincoln Park is a special time and so it was yesterday. We went to the park so Bob could practice fishing for sea run cutthroat. I went along to walk the beachfront and take pictures. I’d just left him fishing when… Continue Reading “A Whale Sighting and Talking Crow at Seattle’s Lincoln Park”

My Great Grandfather’s Incredible Postcard Art! O.T. Frasch Was Seattle’s Legendary Photographer!

Originally posted on johnrieber:
Welcome To Seattle, Washington! Located in the northwest corner of the US, Seattle is where I grew up, taking for granted spectacular scenery like this on a daily basis: However, thanks to my Mom and Sister, I am learning that…

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