Some green leaves hung onto life in this Winter 2009 photo of backyard frost.
Mt. Baker, featuring fresh snow and clouds passing by…
As I often do, I combined exercise with a search for photographs. I was surprised to discover a pussywillow plant budding near the side of the road. More familiar was the lichen growing on a split rail fence. I ventured into the forest for a short distance before confirming it was quite wet, and I […]
What a joy it has been on recent winter days to explore Fidalgo Island trails, beaches and byways. Although gray skies and cold temperatures stifle the initial desire to get outdoors, it is feathered friends such as those pictured in this collection that inspire, offering photo “rewards” for the effort. And all without leaving the […]
The inevitable blanket of leaves takes shape with the onset of winter. Wind and rain accelerate the process. Time to dig out the rake.
State ferry Samish glides into the dock at Ship Harbor.
If it’s the end of the year, it must be time to prepare for the possibility of snow! Just a few shots here from winters past.
It’s always just a little bit easier to get up and going on a winter day that includes this view of snow-capped Mt. Baker.
Some migrate, some stay, some are visitors here for just a season … but where there is water you will always find birds! I believe one of the seabirds here is a Common Goldeneye. Not sure about the other. Both were paddling around just offshore at Seafarers’ Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. Get out, bring […]
Winter scene as viewed from Happy Valley in south Anacortes.
Long winter days can pose a challenge in the area of attitude, but this season also brings many beautiful days and many scenes bathed in light against dark backgrounds. Featured here is the commercial vessel “Showboat” at Cap Sante Boat Haven near the Cannery.
A team from Shell Puget Sound Refinery works diligently, decorating a Christmas tree as part of Island Hospital Foundation’s annual Celebration of Trees at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. The theme of this year’s fund-raising event is Winter on the Waterfront. Funds raised during a weekend auction benefit Island Hospital