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Published Sunday, September 23, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Perennial sunflower

A friend gave me a start of this perennial sunflower plant last spring. It flowers in September: YAY!

Brilliant yellow perennial sunflower blooms on a windy, sunny day

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Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory

Haven’t posted a new photo in awhile of my favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory on Capitol Hill.

Late summer light on the historic 1912 Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Monday, September 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dramatic sunset at the Cove

A few weeks ago the sky was incredible at sunset. The Cove in Normandy Park is at Puget Sound, so it’s salty but quiet water.

Dramatic sky at the Cove in Normandy Park, WA

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Published Saturday, September 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forest scene

Last week went camping in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, not too far from Mt. Rainier. This was the view from our campsite one morning.

Sunlight through evergreens at a Washington State campsite

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Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Haze reflected in pool

Some friends have a truly spectacular backyard. Their flowers are extraordinary, and that’s just the one border. But even at that special place, several smoky days ago, the hazy air was an unwelcome visitor.

Haze from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Sunday, August 26, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Big Creek

We went camping. Even though the air was hazy with wildfire smoke, it was still beautiful out there.

Scenic view of Big Creek in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, near Mt. Rainier

Here’s a short video of the scene, from this view to the left:

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Published Saturday, August 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red sun

The air was awful in Seattle this week, due to wildfires in British Columbia and in Washington. This was the worst I’ve ever seen or felt it.

Red sun in a very smoky sky at the Cove in Normandy Park, WA

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Published Tuesday, July 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Smoky sunset

There are wildfires in California and our own Washington State, an early start to the fire season.

At the Cove in Normandy Park, WA, a smoky sunset last evening

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Published Monday, July 30, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowerbed in July

Here’s what my back flowerbed looked like, a couple of weeks ago before this super hot weather we’re having in Seattle this year.

Dark red  and burgundy day lilies, orange and yellow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily) bloom in my July garden

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Published Sunday, July 29, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink sweetpeas

From my garden, before the heatwave.

Magenta sweetpeas, a couple of weeks ago, before all this hot weather in Seattle

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Published Friday, July 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Outside the Conservatory

My favorite place in Seattle, the Volunteer Park Conservatory, was looking fine the other evening.

Path to the Bromeliad House at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA

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Published Thursday, July 5, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sunset sky

The sky was just gorgeous on this warm evening in Seattle.

Pink and lavender clouds on a warm summer evening at dusk

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