New Birds!

November 17, 2014 at 7:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, , , , , )

Anna's Hummingbird male

Anna’s Hummingbird male

I saw some old favorites and new birds for my life list since leaving Dinosaur National Monument last month.  One was in Seattle, and the rest are in Apple Valley and Newberry Springs, California. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nine Days in Seattle; Four Hours of Sun

November 16, 2014 at 6:45 am (Seattle, Uncategorized) (, , , , )

Starbucks in Ballard

Starbucks in Ballard

I shouldn’t complain.  I lived in Tacoma, WA for 18 years.  I know what the weather’s like there.  But my son and his wife live there, and I hadn’t seen them since their wedding 16 months earlier.  The notorious rain actually started in Eastern Washington, the dry side, and followed me all the way:  Through Snoqualmie Pass AT FREAKING NIGHT – which badly needs a fresh coat of lane paint.  Across the Lake Washington floating bridge.  And pretty much stayed for the next nine days.  Oh, there were about four hours of sunshine.  Never saw Mt. Rainier either. Read the rest of this entry »

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