As evidenced by the snow on this rhody, Tuesday morning temperatures are still below freezing. School was cancelled today in the Anacortes School District. Snowfall has stopped, however, and strong winds have cleared many open areas. My hat is off this morning to all of those who made it to work to keep the wheels […]
It wasn’t heavy snow, but Fidalgo Island experienced a “dusting” Sunday, leaving elevated and shady areas with ice and a light blanket of snow Monday morning. This photograph was taken on March’s Point between the Shell Puget Sound Refinery and the Ford dealership.
This Monday morning walk on the hills above Anacortes included no breaks for conversation with photographers. These dogs were on a mission, noses to the ground in search of who knows what. I was moving at a much more moderate pace. For more morning photos, see “Anacortes on ice” in Activities section.
Heavy snow is not the norm in this region, and prolonged snow and cold are definitely out of the ordinary. There was some melting Thursday, as evidenced by this photograph, but temperatures remained below freezing for the bulk of the day, and there was a sprinkling of new snow to bury efforts to produce dry […]
It was still snowing in south Anacortes this morning (Wednesday) when I took this shot of a small garden decoration. Last night’s snow was enough to convince local school officials to close for the day. The first two days of the week drew “late arrival” decisions as parents and bus drivers did their best to […]
A brieft jaunt into the county Monday brought me back to town on Highway 20. I stopped for a seasonal photo of the welcome sign on the pullout just outside of town. The small park is maintained by the Sunrisers Kiwanis Club. Restoration work was accomplished recently on a huge slab taken from 970-year-old tree. […]