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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 Tuesday, July 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Macro of two fern fronds

Pretty contrast in textures of two ferns. The one on the left is a sprengeri and the one on the right is maybe a kind of bird’s nest fern?

Sprengeri fern on left, perhaps asplenium nidus (birds nest) fern on the right? At the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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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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Published Thursday, June 21, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy Solstice!

May your skies always be bright. Happy longest day of the year to you!

Sun and shadow and orange sky

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Published Thursday, June 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Water view at dusk

A peaceful view of Puget Sound from Three Tree Point, south of Seattle.

Water, luminous sky and serenity at dusk

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Published Monday, June 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Great blue heron

While at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle the other day, we saw a great blue heron from pretty close by, looking for lunch. A tough job.

A great blue heron searches patiently for some fish to eat

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Published Monday, May 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Geese in a park

Got to visit the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden near the Ballard Locks in Seattle the other day. So lovely. Here are some large geese feeding on a lawn.

Geese feed in the shade in the late afternoon in the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden

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Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Duck in creek

This mallard duck hen was looking fine at Country Village, in Bothell, WA. See post below this for a video of a few other members of her family.

Scenic duck swimming in a creek in springtime

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Published Friday, March 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Opuntia cactus

So much fun at the Botanical Garden (El Charco del Ingenio Jardin Botanico) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Here is a close up of a nopal cactus. Spiky!

Nopal cactus (Opuntia or prickly pear) getting ready to fruit, I think.

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Published Tuesday, February 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peacock head and feathers

From that Florida Flamingo Gardens trip, back a couple of years ago. Who doesn’t like peacocks?

Brilliantly colored display of iridescent feathers of the male peacock

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Published Sunday, February 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Crocodile…really alligator

No words needed. But a Florida resident tells me it’s a gator, not a croc. Crocs don’t get this big.

Powerful crocodile, or maybe an alligator? in Florida

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Published Saturday, February 3, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Orange flamingos

I know flamingos are supposed to be pink, but the ones I saw in Florida a couple of years ago seemed maybe more orange. Posting just for fun on this gray Seattle day.

Brightly colored flamingos at bird sanctuary in Florida

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