Paddling along on the sun-splashed surface of a downtown pond Wednesday morning were these three hungry ducks. I am reminded that I was once chastised by a schoolteacher for telling her class that I love to “shoot” photos. Point taken. Hey, when I “hunt,” it’s in search of another image to share with others.
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 cottonball-like clumps so new plants can be started. That’s the Tommy Thompson Trail visible at […]
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 “skating” away. Apparently flight is a complicated affair, because none of the ducks took that […]