Leave it to big puffy cumulus clouds to add cheer to a scene. These were floating over the Rainbow Bridge and the Swinomish Channel in La Conner, WA.
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.