Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Classic Yacht Rendezvous
We enjoyed a wonderful weekend in Seattle, participating in the Bell Harbor Classic Yacht Rendezvous. My image of a few of our neighbors shows the Lady Anne, Emily K, and Cinnamon Girl. It was a tight fit for our gathering of 60 classic wooden boats!
I will post more images on my website next week.
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Labels: Classic wooden boats
Thursday, June 17, 2010
We have 2 new hummingbird feeders outside our kitchen window, and they are attracting a number of beautiful birds throughout the day. This afternoon, working in the kitchen, I looked out the window to see a Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Archilochus colubris, hovering by the feeder for a long drink. Its buff brown body with hints of green was in a perfect balance with its brilliant red throat. A truly enjoyable moment!
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The image you see in the background is available as a print or a framed photo. When you visit my website, choose the Photo Gallery, Fauna, and Land. Browse through my wildlife images. You'll find the elk grazing on page 3.
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Songbirds start my day
Early, very early Tuesday morning, there was a burst of song outside. A flock of small songbirds started their morning well before dawn - at 3:50 a.m.! They sang and continued to sing until the sky started to lighten, and they kept going until after 5:00 a.m.
I never caught a glimpse of the birds, so I can't tell you the species, but I felt it was a magical way to start the day, standing outside on the porch in the dark listening to these birds sing. It sounded like their natural morning ritual - with no stress or worries involved.
Nature has many beautiful moments, and I certainly enjoyed this one.
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Monday, June 14, 2010
Through my photography, I am striving to reach people's hearts with the beauty and uniqueness of our amazing planet.
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