Tag: Summer

Summertime in Seattle means the Blue Angels!

You know that summer has arrived in Seattle when you hear the jets overhead! The real show is at the Hydroplane races today, but we caught the Blue Angels practicing over Lake Washington yesterday at the end of the Cedar River Trail. Sharing with… Continue Reading “Summertime in Seattle means the Blue Angels!”

Sun Setting on Summer

The long and busy days of summer are waning and fall is in the air. Smoky skies have cleared and last week’s orange sun has returned to normal. Still no rain but that will come. ~ Susanne

Summer Wishes

As winter drags on and spring seems out of reach I’m already wishing for summer so I can revel in the garden soak in the sunshine and rest in the shade by the stream. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Summer Scenes. ~ Susanne

Tiger by the Fire

It seems that summer packed up and left in a hurry this year, slamming the door on its way out. A couple of weeks ago we had the most dramatic lightshow I’ve never seen in Seattle – heavy rain, thunder, and hundreds of lightning… Continue Reading “Tiger by the Fire”

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… Continue Reading “The Cool Colors of Summer”

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… Continue Reading “As Summer Winds Down”

A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake

Mineral Lake is to my husband what Hood Canal is to me: a place full of childhood memories, of long summer days spent camping, fishing, and swimming. Yesterday we made the drive to Mineral, a tiny town whose claim to fame is the beautiful… Continue Reading “A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake”

Berry Picking with Mom

Good name for a poem –  if only I had the eloquence. Regardless, today I had the privilege of going berry picking with my mom. Privilege I say because she’s 89 years old and not everyone is so lucky. Actually it was her idea.… Continue Reading “Berry Picking with Mom”

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

A Walk at Seward Park

There’s nothing better than summertime in Seattle, and no better place for an evening walk than Seward Park, especially when the Mountain is out. ~ Susanne

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