Tag: Sunday Stills

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”

Textures of Puget Sound

In response to this week’s Sunday Still’s photo challenge I went looking for textures and found them on the shores of Puget Sound. Bob wanted to practice fishing – fly fishermen are always testing new equipment and techniques – while I would wander and… Continue Reading “Textures of Puget Sound”

Thankful for the Beauty of the Natural World

There’s always something to be thankful for and if you don’t believe it, just look around at the beauty of the natural world. Earlier this month we visited Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, thousands of acres of salt and freshwater marshes, grasslands and forest that… Continue Reading “Thankful for the Beauty of the Natural World”

Tis the Season for Change

No I’m not talking politics though that works too. I’m talking seasons which always arrive just in time, none with more fanfare than fall. Still it’s a process as trees take their time to change color and shed their leaves. The Gingko Biloba wore… Continue Reading “Tis the Season for Change”

Hummingbirds Up Close

It’s been cold and damp here in the Northwest so it’s been a while since I’ve been outside watching the hummingbirds. I keep the feeders full of course and see them through the window but I haven’t gone out and waited for them with… Continue Reading “Hummingbirds Up Close”

My Happy Place is in the Woods – All Kinds of Woods

I’ve always loved the woods – all kinds of woods – from the dense forests of the national parks – to smaller local woods where tiny bursts of light and color compete with green. The woods have been my happy place, a refuge from… Continue Reading “My Happy Place is in the Woods – All Kinds of Woods”

That’s Ochre!

The first time I heard the word ‘ochre’ I was playing scrabble with my mother. When she placed the tiles on the board I laughed and she said, ‘it’s a real word – a color – look it up.’ I was doubtful but gave… Continue Reading “That’s Ochre!”

Isn’t Orange Wonderful?

Yes it is! In fact it’s one of my favorite colors. So for Sunday Still’s Photo Challenge I thought I’d share some orange flowers beginning with the fragile yellows at one end of the spectrum and marching towards red at the other. And that’s… Continue Reading “Isn’t Orange Wonderful?”

Ruby Beach at Olympic National Park

Even the name is beautiful. On our recent trip to Olympic National Park we stopped to enjoy Ruby Beach on Washington’s wild Coast. Kalaloch just south may be more famous but to me Ruby Beach is more beautiful and mysterious. We arrived and walked… Continue Reading “Ruby Beach at Olympic National Park”

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