This gorgeous vista greeted me in a Portland parking lot! A most appreciated gift. Crepuscular rays against Altocumulus … a divine quality that truly lifts the spirits.
The Willamette River winds through Portland offering a welcomed water element to the city vibe.
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.
If you could bottle what these winter sunsets feel like, the label would read “Heaven.”
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.
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.
80,00 acres of color, contrast, texture, drama and harmony. A bountiful land indeed.
Skagit River is the largest and most biologically important river draining into the Puget Sound. Starting in Canada, the river and its tributaries drain an area of 1.7 Million acres. It supports one of the largest bald eagle populations in the US, every native species of salmon, two species of trout and thousands of snow geese and trumpeter…
Cap Sante Marina below and the San Juans and Mt. Baker to the east.
Sunset views of the San Juans from Fidalgo Head in Washington Park – 15 minutes from downtown Anacortes. Stunning landmark madrone tree. Sacred energy at this place .