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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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Published Saturday, July 29, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sequim scene

The town of Sequim (pronounced skwim!), WA has a lavender festival every year. They also have some wonderful street art.

Standup street art of a man and a girl, and ice cream, with reflections

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Published Saturday, July 1, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dusk at the Conservatory

There was a special music event, Lush Sounds Vol. I, at the Volunteer Park Conservatory last evening. Magical outside and inside!

Sunlight peeking through the Bromeliad House at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Squak Mountain Nursery

A delightful nursery, new to me, in Issaquah, WA. Don’t we all need more hanging baskets?

Just a few of the hanging baskets at Squak Mountain nursery

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Published Saturday, May 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mammatus clouds

I’ve never seen these clouds in this area (Seattle). I believe they are called mammatus. Yes, there were thunderstorms later.

Mammatus cloud forms

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Published Friday, May 5, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cloud forms

Before yesterday’s thunderstorms (not too common in the Seattle area), the clouds were getting ready.

Frilly, feathery clouds advance ahead of a big storm front

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Published Sunday, April 30, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Yellow curb

This is one of those images I don’t really have a title for, and don’t really know why I love it, but I keep wanting to look at it, so there might be something there for you, too.

Scene with plantings, and a bench

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Published Friday, April 7, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ducks at the Conservatory

Can you see the mallard ducks in front of the Bromeliad House at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory?

A mallard duck pair in the spring flowers in front of the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Thursday, March 30, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hydrangea at the Conservatory

Spring is bursting forth, and the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle has their game on. Bonus photo below.

A bit of blue sky makes the daffodil plantings look even better

Tiny true flower peeks out from mauve hydrangea blossom

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