Morning Take Off
It's always a thrill to watch the Trumpeter Swans as they take off from Shadow Lake in the morning, bound for nearby farm fields. Snohomish, Washington. November 23, 2013.
Two nearby moss and fern covered trees seem to frame a window to a peaceful bygone world. Step into that world and feel your sense of adventure rise. Sauk River in Skagit County, Washington. November 8, 2013.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Mt. Vernon, Washington. April 25, 2009.
A robin perched on a snowy branch. And it's more than a month until Spring! February 9, 2014.
Stars and Stripes with Supermoon
Evening of the total eclipse of a Supermoon. A plane is passing through the scene. Photo taken with a four-second exposure. Snohomish, Washington. September 27, 2015.
Trumpeter Swans falling into single file as they take off from Shadow Lake. I'm always struck by how—in just a few seconds—take off evolves from what seems like a mad scramble to an elegant, orderly flight line. Snohomish, Washington. November 23, 2013.
Craft Island rises from the Skagit Delta on the outskirts of Mt. Vernon, Washington. December 27, 2013.
Each year, the farm provides an abundance of produce and memories. In between, the ground rests. On this day at sunrise, fog crystals cling to land and tree. Snohomish, Washington. November 22, 2013.
Not to be confused with Kris Kringle. A light frost upon beautiful autumn foliage. Near Index, Washington. October 6, 2012.
Curled leaves in a mountain forest. Crisp autumn air abounds. Photo taken near Index, Washington. October 6, 2012.
The tip of a beautiful leaf in autumn. So fragile, yet what winds and torrents it must have survived before its final surrender.
A burnt orange maple leaf, cracked and crumbled, rests upon the metal grating of a bridge over the Sauk River. Near Rockport, Washington. November 8, 2013.
Determined anglers in pursuit of pink salmon well into evening twilight. Snohomish, Washington. August 25, 2013.
Early Autumn Reflections
Summer's surrender to Autumn is reflect on the glass-like surface of the Snohomish River. Snohomish, Washington. October 10, 2012.
Autumn. You can't be on the fence about it. Unless you're a pumpkin. Snohomish, Washington. October 8, 2012
Walla Walla Wow
The ferry Walla Walla in dock while a Bald Eagle surveys the proceedings while perched on a nearby piling. Edmonds, Washington. May 5, 2014.
Daybreak at Glacier Peak High
A crisp, November morning at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. The Cascade Mountains are in the distance, while fog is visible in the valley below. November 23, 2013.
A lone fly fisherman casting during a late afternoon in Puget Sound. Picnic Point Park in Edmonds, Washington. August 25, 2013.
A lavender sky reflects upon the Snohomish River during evening twilight. Snohomish, Washington. October 3, 2012.
Snow Geese at Sunset
Snow geese flying toward the setting sun on a February day in the Skagit Valley of Washington State.
Night in the Cornfield
What is it about a cornfield that suggests adventure or the unknown? A movie, perhaps? Go against the grain and harvest the potential good.
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