items tagged with pond

May 14, 2008

Pond chums

Apparently these two are friends from the ‘hood, because the mallard’s stealth approach from the rear left the heron totally unimpressed.

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May 12, 2008

Pond’s edge

Rowboats lie at water’s edge, leaning into the promise of adventure on the pond at Alexander’s Beach.

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March 6, 2008

Pond’s edge

Wind and rain will slowly open this cattail spike and “redistribute” its contents. The velvety brown head pops open after a top flower has been pollinated. This means that seeds are ripe – waiting to float through the air in … Continue reading

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March 5, 2008

Bubbling water

This fountain and pond lie just a few yards from the Tommy Thompson Trail at Fidalgo Bay RV Resort.

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October 11, 2006

Morning sun

I ventured out Saturday morning to one of my favorite urban wetlands, where I caught this portrait of a heron perched on an abandoned cable spool.

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August 24, 2006

Paddling away

Not only did I struggle with light issues, but these three ducks opted to move away from me every time I tried to re-position for a close shot. This pond is located downtown, right in the “back yard” of the … Continue reading

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February 18, 2006

Ducks on ice

Olympic competitors aren’t the only ones on ice these days. These Anacortes ducks had only a small patch of open water Saturday morning as prolonged cold has iced over their pond. The birds let me get closer than usual before … Continue reading

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January 15, 2006


Reflections on a pond between the Anacortes Depot and the city wastewater treatment plant.

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August 17, 2004

North Whidbey tranquility

This was the scene Sunday after worship service on North Whidbey. Our new church family, “The Bridge Christian Fellowship,” meets for now in a barn located a few hundred yards from this pond.

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