A soaring bird calls to my sense of adventure. This beautiful view of Bellingham Bay is just a short walk from historic downtown Fairhaven.
They come like waves of ribbons across the sky. Rows of wings. Shape-shifting in flight. Forming first circles then lines then arches. A mesmerizing choreography only they can do. Instinctive. Fleeting. Inspiring.
Frigid morning temps are easier to take when you awake to this view.
16 cars of passengers traveling the Vancouver BC to Eugene OR route.
Every November, thousands of these birds migrate to Skagit Valley from Alaska and Siberia They feed on the fields and float in the bay until Spring.
This heron is right at home with the blue-grey pallet.
In 2009, this mighty oak was plagued with fungus and rotting branches. A group of concerned seniors rallied to save it and today it stands as you see it here. A vibrant example of the renewal of nature and the power of caring. La Conner school grounds. Washington.