Looking Back

October 25, 2019

Wild & Scenic River

Public facility on Highway 20 between Rockport and Marblemount. Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. View of Skagit River and mountains to the east.

October 24, 2019

Drawn to Skagit’s east side

What began as a brief business trip to Sedro-Woolley turned into an “Upriver Skagit” adventure Wednesday, with blue skies and snow-capped hills luring me further east. This is the bridge at Marblemount Boat Launch.

October 11, 2019

Beach bunny

When your ears are this big, an itch can be serious business. Fortunately the back legs are supersized, too. A bunny just up the bluff from Rosario Beach.

October 10, 2019

Channel scene

Pictured here from a Ship Harbor vantage point are Mt. Baker, Lovric’s Boatyard and the Guemes Ferry.

September 30, 2019

Shoreline throne

Aged pilings make a great perch for kingfisher and friends between meals. Ship Harbor, Anacortes.

September 25, 2019

Hey, there

Not exactly a natural setting (light pole), but this morning I celebrated the sighting of two eagles. Hadn’t seen any for the past couple of weeks or so. It’s obvious this eagle was more than happy to see me and my camera.

September 18, 2019


This little house finch at beach’s edge tilted its head slightly, as if to ask, “What’s going on here?” Then he was gone.

September 15, 2019

“Warbirds Weekend” video clips

I shot hundreds of “stills” at Saturday’s Heritage Flight Museum event, but I couldn’t help taking a few short video clips as classic “warbirds” taxied by enroute to takeoff. A great day featuring a number of classic vintage aircraft! Click the “Facebook” button at the top of this page to see several videos. For The […]

August 28, 2019

Downtown bustles

Beautiful sunny days — and perhaps a scramble to make the most of the last few days of summer — spark a high volume of activity on the streets and sidewalks of downtown Anacortes.

August 21, 2019

Great weather for outside work

Summer days like Tuesday are popular among workers at Dakota Creek Industries — not too hot, not too cold. DCI has several boats under construction, a couple out of the water for maintenance, paint and repairs. A DCI-built ferry is en route to its new home in San Francisco.

August 20, 2019

Winding toward the city

Sunday afternoon sun casts shadows on a curve heading into Anacortes on Heart Lake Road.

August 14, 2019

Weather worn

Not sure why, but with the passing of time I grow more interested in “classic” vehicles such as this GMC truck at a local nursery.

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