Category Archives: nature

Burning

I wrote the flash fiction and commentary below, 10 days ago. The smoke cleared between then and now, but this morning it was back with eye and nose-burning vengeance. I sympathize with those on the other side of the mountains where the fires still … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Spit-shine

The weather on our trip up the Washington coast gave us heat, chill, rain, fog, wind and sunlight all in a day. Fortunately, our stop for a picnic lunch at the sand cliffs above Dungeness Spit was full of sunshine. 

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Going, Going, Gone

Sunset at LaPush, the northern point of the Washington state Olympic Peninsula. We drove all day to see it, and it was worth the wait. Continue reading

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To the Point

Here are a few photos of 1st Beach, LaPush, WA in the evening light just before sunset. Note the happy dogs and bunches of surfers. Continue reading

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Announcement

Whenever I see morning glories I always think they are trumpeting the arrival of summer. I loved this photo when I took it on a short walk down the alley a month or so ago, but I didn’t get it … Continue reading

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Rooster in the Junkyard

Another from my archives this summer. This was an unexpected visitor to our side yard during my husband’s birthday party. We found out later our neighbors just got chickens. I can also tell the exact timing of this photo since all … Continue reading

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