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Published Saturday, December 19, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Emerging bulbs

Went outside the other day in a dry break and was thrilled to see these bluebell sprouts pushing up already. It’s not even technically winter yet and they speak to us of spring.

Green tips of spring flowers getting started early

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Published Saturday, December 12, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink clouds

Don’t you love the pink clouds so much?

Feathery pink cloud, like a living being, swirl at sunset

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Published Sunday, November 29, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cotoneaster berries

The cotoneaster berries are super red this year. Birds and photographers love their winter redness. Note: this plant has an extremely weird pronunciation. You might think it was “cotton Easter,” but no. It’s actually pronounced cuh-tone-ee-AST-er. Isn’t that something?

Brilliant red cotoneaster berries from above

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Published Saturday, November 21, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall color at the peak

Autumn leaves have their own timetable. This from a couple of weeks ago, now all gone. The peak!

Red, orange and yellow, with blue skies and evergreens: the autumn rainbow

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Published Tuesday, November 10, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Leaves in water

Autumn leaves floating in a plant saucer. We leave it out as a sort of birdbath for critters. In the spring it attracted a pair of mallard ducks!

Star-shaped Japanese maple leaves float in rainwater

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Published Monday, October 26, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

The moon in the trees

Autumn at night is beautiful, too. Can you see the dark side of the moon, softly glowing?

Fall colors, at night.

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Published Saturday, August 22, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain coming

We are students of clouds and cloud cover in Seattle. It doesn’t actually rain that much, about the same as New York City per year, but we have more cloudy days than any other city, I’ve heard. So we look at the sky a lot to check if it’s clearing up. Or not. Loved these exciting, swirling clouds before some recent rain.

Unsettled clouds on a Seattle summer day

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Published Monday, August 10, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forest scene at Big Creek, WA

This campground photo from several years ago I offer as a way to remember what the woods feels like. Not this year for us, but maybe next year.

Summertime forest scene with sword ferns in Washington, not far from Mt. Rainier

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Published Tuesday, June 9, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sundew, drosera capensis

I love my little sundew plant. It’s a carnivorous plant that eats fruit flies and soil gnats. A bog plant, so likes to sit in water in the outer pot, and you must never fertilize as the little bugs is all the food it wants. Can you see a speck or two of bugs it’s feasting on right now? When it gets warmer there will be more fruit flies for it.

Sundew drosera capensis very happy after being repotted.

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Published Thursday, May 21, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Baby bird

My carport has at least one new occupant. Mama (or papa?) bird looked like a dark-eyed junco. Small bird with black head, brown on top of body. Hubby reached way up to snap this.

Brand new hatchling in carport nest

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Published Tuesday, January 28, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lake shadows

Shadows from a trip to Lake Cushman, WA, one beautiful July day.

Tree shadows at the shore of Lake Cushman, Washington

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Published Sunday, January 5, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

January in California

Here’s a little video clip of a January trip to Sonoma County, CA a few years ago. Scenic barn! Live oak! Birdsong!

And a still from the same scene. I wish you a scenic 2020.

Scenic barn with scenic shadows on Sanford Avenue, in West Sonoma county

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