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Published Saturday, June 20, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Jupiter’s beard in the garden

Jupiter’s beard (Centranthus ruber or red valerian), is very tough. I first saw this tall red flower growing out of a sheer rock face in N. California at the Waldo Grade. I figured, that’s one tough plant, so it’s either easy or invasive to grow. So far, nicely well behaved in my Seattle garden.

Jupiter’s beard blooming with purple canterbury bells in my backyard this week

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Published Sunday, June 7, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden

The front roses getting ready for their first bloom. This year the little bed with the foxgloves, hardy fuchsia, and armeria looks good, too.

Seattle area rose garden just starting its bloom in early June

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Published Friday, April 17, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnolia springtime

I love this time of year. Seattle does Spring so very well. My magnolia tree is loving this week of sunshine.

Japanese magnolia, also known as tulip tree, gracefully basks in the sunshine

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Published Sunday, April 12, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Plum blossoms

Happy Easter! Here are some plum blossoms buds just starting to open.

White plum blossoms against a clear blue springtime sky

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Published Monday, April 6, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Grape hyacinths

Also called muscari, these darling little bell-shaped flowers are a favorite early spring flower, even though they have no fragrance. See my pink magnolia in the background, almost blooming? Spring is truly here.

Pretty blue-purple bulbs of grape hyacinth come up every spring

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Published Friday, March 20, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forsythia blooming

Happy Spring Equinox! We are blessed with sunny weather in Seattle this whole week. Don’t know why we don’t see more of these forsythias around Seattle but I love them.

Brilliant yellow and old-fashioned forsythia is the glory of springtime

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

Pink parrot tulips

Seen at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, pink and white frilly parrot tulips.

Tulips, harbingers of spring

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Published Sunday, March 8, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spring crocus

It’s a special bonus when the time change day is sunny, especially in Seattle. This little crocus and its friend greeted me, all wet from the rain just earlier.

Purple and white crocus blooming in early March in Seattle

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Published Thursday, February 6, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tawny the horse

From ten years ago, Tawny grazing the horse pasture next door, taken from my yard. A big house and garage are there now, all fenced in. Life is change.

Horse grazing in pasture in Normandy Park, WA

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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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Published Saturday, December 21, 2019, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

The light returns

Happy Solstice! May the joyful return of the light bring you all you wish for.

Puffy clouds reflecting on the waters of Hood Canal, near Brinnon, Washington

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