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Published Sunday, October 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Blue sky in autumn

Last week there was some sunshine. It will come again!

Colorful leaves against some evergreens, with cirrus clouds in a blue sky

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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 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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