Tag: Weather

Cloudy with a Chance of Rain

The smoky skies made for some interesting sunrises, sunsets, and moonrises too. But after a long, dry, summer in the Pacific Northwest, it’s good to be back to normal: Cloudy with a chance of rain. Remind me in November. – Susanne

On Morning’s Orange Sun

The Pacific Northwest is once again under the filmy haze of smoke from Canadian wildfires resulting in unhealthy air. In the meantime we are awakened by a mysterious and brilliant orange sun. Can’t wait for the rainy fall season to begin. ~ Susanne

Palm Beauty

I’m from the Pacific Northwest and love the cool climate and the dark evergreen forests of giant Douglas Firs. But I have to admit that the Palm trees of southern California have a majestic beauty of their own, surviving and rising above temperatures of…

Mostly Cloudy Skies

Last night’s skies were mostly blue with clouds strewn about and lit from behind  as the sun began to set. The clouds gathered and thickened after sunset, saturated with lovely shades of blue, purple and lavender. This morning’s skies look like dishwater as milky…

Springtime in Seattle

After bemoaning the weather for the past week, we finally got a reprieve from the rain.  The sky was mostly clear yesterday when I met a friend for lunch at Alki Beach.  Some young ones played in the waves.  Not us. Along with our…

The Rain the Park and Umbrellas

If you’re going to live in the Great Northwest and enjoy life at all during the long and rainy winter months, you’re going to want to invest in a good umbrella.  You will likely have the small travel versions stashed here and there about…

Winter Skies

After a soggy January, the rain finally stopped today and I was happy to go for a walk outside with partially blue skies peeking through the clouds. While it still remained dry, I ventured out again at sunset to see my favorite winter tree….

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