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Published Monday, December 4, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Summer rose garden

My rose garden last August

My rose garden in Seattle in August, dry grass and all

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Published Monday, November 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Model train depot

My favorite haunt, the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, has a holiday display complete with model train through January 1st. Here is the charming depot.

Built for the Conservatory by a dollhouse maker, the vintage-looking train station delights young and old

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Published Monday, November 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cloisters yard

From a trip to the Cloisters in New York City, exactly two years ago; such a peaceful place.

Tree shadows against an arched walkway with a tile roof in the Cloisters in NYC

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Published Monday, October 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Curtain tassels at Frick

Visited the Frick Collection New York City, and every detail was art.

Complex woven curtain tassels at the Frick in New York City.

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Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frick courtyard

One of my top fave places in New York City, the Frick Collection, and part of its magnificent courtyard.

Columns, skylight and serenity in the courtyard of New York’s Frick Collection

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Published Saturday, October 7, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hailstorm

We were in Issaquah, WA, finishing up dinner after a day selling jewelry at Salmon Days, and the sky just opened. I have never seen a such hailstorm (with lightning! thunder!). The roar of the hail and rain, an inch of hail on the ground, and rivers of water and ice because the leaves and hail clogged all the drains. Expect the unexpected, I guess.

Hail and rain crashing down in surprise early fall hailstorm in Issaquah, WA

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Published Friday, October 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lyndhurst Mansion

Visited the Gothic Revival Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, on the Hudson River. Naturally, I was particularly interested in the rose garden. Just this once, I am including FOUR photos in this post.

The Lyndhurst Mansion, commonly called “The Castle”

Lyndhurst dining room, decorated for Halloween (a very big thing in Tarrytown, NY)

View of the gazebo in the rose garden at Lyndhurst

Roses blooming at Lyndhurst

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Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Guggenheim ceiling

I got to go to New York City and see the Guggenheim Museum again. Such an amazing and beautiful building!

Atrium ceiling window in New York City’s Guggenheim Museum

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Published Monday, August 21, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Eclipse crescents

Here is the pattern of pinhole crescents projected on my house at the peak of this morning’s eclipse, courtesy of our large cedar tree. Where I live the sun was about 92% covered by the moon.

Tiny spaces between leaves and branches of a tree make a giant multi-pinhole camera for today’s eclipse

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Published Sunday, August 20, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Reflected sunset

At a lovely waterside terrace of some friends last evening, you could see the sunset over Puget Sound reflected in their windows.

Sunset over Puget Sound, south of Seattle, in Washington State

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Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Back-lit hollyhocks

Aren’t these unusual hollyhocks pretty? Of course, the gardeners at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle know what they are doing.

Pink and red hollyhocks at dusk in the Conservatory, under the whitewashed glass

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Published Thursday, August 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory outside

Before the fires in British Columbia, Canada started making Seattle air so smoky (see post below), last week saw sunny skies in Seattle. Here is a photo of one of my favorite places in the world, Volunteer Park Conservatory, at the end of the day. The outside plantings this season are especially gorgeous, and these photos don’t do them justice. Love that purple and chartreuse! Bonus flowerbed close-up image below.

The east wing of the Conservatory, with some HUGE gunnera leaves outside.

Tones of purple and yellow-green adorn flowerbeds at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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