Photos by Tag: rain

February 14th, 2020

Watery wonderland

Water levels are very high at the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve adjacent to the state ferry terminal. Rainfall runoff flows from surrounding highlands to the wetland below, with much of the water ultimately feeding into the saltwater harbor. A beautiful season to enjoy the wooden boardwalk that meanders through wetlands. Already there are signs of […]

January 27th, 2020

Mountain water

With steady rainfall, “waterfalls” such as this are too many to number at the base of Fidalgo Island’s beautiful Mt. Erie. Water levels are rising in lakes including Campbell, Heart and Erie.

January 7th, 2020

Mt. Erie ‘waterfall’

Seasonal runoff from Mt. Erie to lowlands takes on the look of a waterfall.

May 27th, 2011

Spring growth

Droplets of water hang from the rubbery soft spring growth on a garden conifer. I had to be reminded yesterday when I complained about the rain that we are blessed here in the Northwest with moderate weather, as opposed to what many others have experienced this year.

May 24th, 2008

Gardens beckon

Rain, sunshine and a three-day weekend. The garden beckons.

February 15th, 2007

Northwest hues

A key element (no pun intended) in the making of lush winter scenes like this one, is rain like that we are experiencing today. Many of our fellow Americans in the Midwest and Northeast are dealing not with inches, but with FEET of snow and ice as they struggle to go about their daily business. […]

September 15th, 2006

Dripping wet

I shot this post-showers photograph of flowers between groups leaving the starting line of the 2006 MS 150, a fund-raising event that started in LaConner and incorporated Anacortes and Fidalgo Island in its first-day route. Now that the rain has freshened things up a bit, it’s time again for sunshine to warm the backs of […]

August 30th, 2006

Overnight rain

Droplets on the leaves of this rhododendron stand as evidence of much-needed Tuesday night rain.

October 27th, 2005

Fire and rain

Work at Dakota Creek Shipyard is not hampered by a bit of rain. Workers were out bright and early Monday morning. In this scene a welder on the second level of a new vessel is being observed by a co-worker from the deck above. An interesting project if you get a chance to check it […]

May 5th, 2005

Spring showers

We’ve had a combination of sun and rain in recent days, which is great for our Northwest gardens. This tiny flower growing in the midst of our roses held up well under the rain.

August 6th, 2003

A rosy summer

Anyone with a rose garden has to be happy with this summer’s weather, which has produced wonderful, spot-free blooms. A little rain never hurts,however, and raindrops on petals tend to draw the photographer in close. Close enough for a beautiful shot and sweet aroma…

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