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Published Sunday, October 15, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall color trees

Gotta love the colors of autumn.

Brilliant fall colors light up the October landscape even in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Friday, October 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lyndhurst Mansion

Visited the Gothic Revival Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, on the Hudson River. Naturally, I was particularly interested in the rose garden. Just this once, I am including FOUR photos in this post.

The Lyndhurst Mansion, commonly called “The Castle”

Lyndhurst dining room, decorated for Halloween (a very big thing in Tarrytown, NY)

View of the gazebo in the rose garden at Lyndhurst

Roses blooming at Lyndhurst

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Published Monday, September 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ferny forest path

Camping and hiking in the Olympic National Forest, at Coho Campground.

Moss on trees and sword ferns in the forest.

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Published Saturday, September 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fir needles above

We went camping, and the weather was gorgeous.

Fir needles in the sunlight, Coho Campground

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Published Monday, August 21, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Eclipse crescents

Here is the pattern of pinhole crescents projected on my house at the peak of this morning’s eclipse, courtesy of our large cedar tree. Where I live the sun was about 92% covered by the moon.

Tiny spaces between leaves and branches of a tree make a giant multi-pinhole camera for today’s eclipse

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Published Sunday, August 20, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Reflected sunset

At a lovely waterside terrace of some friends last evening, you could see the sunset over Puget Sound reflected in their windows.

Sunset over Puget Sound, south of Seattle, in Washington State

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Published Friday, August 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red and pink rose garden

My roses in the front yard are loving this warm, dry weather, even though the sky is so hazy with smoke from the Canada wildfires.

Pink and red roses, with some lavender plants in my Seattle garden

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Published Thursday, August 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Volunteer Park Conservatory outside

Before the fires in British Columbia, Canada started making Seattle air so smoky (see post below), last week saw sunny skies in Seattle. Here is a photo of one of my favorite places in the world, Volunteer Park Conservatory, at the end of the day. The outside plantings this season are especially gorgeous, and these photos don’t do them justice. Love that purple and chartreuse! Bonus flowerbed close-up image below.

The east wing of the Conservatory, with some HUGE gunnera leaves outside.

Tones of purple and yellow-green adorn flowerbeds at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle

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Published Thursday, July 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender field

The Sequim Lavender Festival in Washington is so scenic!

One of many lavender farms in the Sequim, WA area

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Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Horizontal rainbow

Not sure what this sideways cloud rainbow is really called, but it sure is beautiful and unusual. Taken by friend and neighbor Dave Heston, over our house!

Unusual horizontal rainbow in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Friday, June 9, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

PowellsWood bench

A recent trip to PowellsWood garden in Federal Way, WA was a total delight.

Carefully tended, and so scenic! Springtime heaven.

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Published Saturday, June 3, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Black petunias

I’d heard about these black petunias and finally saw them in person. Truly black, surprisingly pretty, almost iridescent. I believe they call the variety Black Mamba.

Black Mamba petunias on my friend Cindy’s deck

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