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Published Sunday, February 11, 2024, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rainy window

The rain is good, the green earth loves it so much.

Water droplets show a little upside down tree if you look closely

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Published Friday, December 8, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Green, green, green

Could it be any greener? Our regular walks in a local park here in the Seattle area in the Pacific Northwest are now just a symphony of electric green after a whole lot of rain this week. The darling little ferns are licorice ferns, and they like to live on bigleaf maples, which these are. See all those leaves on the ground?

Licorice ferns grow on mossy bigleaf maple trunks in December after much rain

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Woodland trail in Seahurst Park in Burien, Washington

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Published Saturday, February 18, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Purple hellebore macro

I love flowers that bloom in wintertime. The weather is still very cold and gray in the Seattle area, but the hellebores are being beautiful for us, already.

Purple speckled hellebore with white center

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Published Wednesday, December 21, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy Solstice!

Tonight is the year’s longest night in the Northern Hemisphere. In Seattle, today was only eight hours long. But now the light returns! Today is Winter, but we move onwards every day towards the Equinox, and Spring.

The shortest day of the year means the darkest times are behind us.

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Published Tuesday, November 29, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

The last leaves fall

Just a day or so ago the rain and wind picked up and the leaves began to fall in earnest. The next day they were all gone.

The very last leaves fly from the trees in my front yard

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Published Saturday, November 12, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain coming

Ooooh, that was one dark sky! Sunny, windy, but not yet rainy. I did no photo adjustment to speak of, either; this image is very faithful to that vista. But just for fun, put “rain coming” in the search bar and see if you like those any.

November rain finally coming, in Seattle, Washington

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Published Saturday, October 22, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Single rose

This is from a Crimson Glory rosebush I rooted from a cutting a few years ago. Here in Seattle we are expecting big rain, finally, so I picked this fall blossom.

Crimson Glory rose with a bud, in a glass vase

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Published Friday, October 14, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Old cedar tree

This cedar tree in my back yard looks like a regular-sized tree, until you realize the fence is six feet tall and the bench is a regular garden bench. Our guess is that the tree is maybe 300 years old. It is getting ready to drop some needles like it does every fall. It is waiting for rain, like we all are in Western Washington.

Very old cedar tree dwarfs the bench below it.

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Published Thursday, April 21, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ellensburg grain elevator

A rainy day in Ellensburg, WA.

Moody skies at the Ellensburg, Washinton old grain elevator building

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Published Saturday, April 9, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnolia tree in bloom

A quick flash of sun against a dark rainy sky, that’s what I love about spring garden photos. The pink dogwood to the right is just in bud, but the Japanese magnolia is in full bloom.

Japanese magnolia tree blooms in a Seattle sunbreak

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Published Monday, April 4, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spring sunbreak

Sunbreak is a very Seattle word. Right now it’s pouring out, but an hour ago we saw the sun. For a minute.

Spring beauty in the sun, for a minute or two—wet streets and yellow forsythia.

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Published Tuesday, March 1, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Port Ludlow view

Our little getaway to Port Ludlow WA last week had mostly sunny weather, but even the gray skies were scenic in this view of Puget Sound.

Trees, water and sky in nature’s monochrome

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