Monthly Archives: May 2013


I think I will just take this:

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Tree Swallow

My neighbors put up numerous Blue Bird boxes and the tree Swallows took advantage of a good housing market.  Don’t worry, plenty of houses for the Blue Birds too.  Plenty of nesting going on! This one is a male. These … Continue reading

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Swainson’s Hawk

My first recognized Swainson’s. I almost passed it by but realized I wasn’t sure what it was so asked my friend to back up so I could grab a shot. I waited for it to fly so I could see … Continue reading

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On mothers day I believe we should all celebrate each other because I am sure at one time or another we have mothered someone at sometime, young to old, old to young, friends to friends.  So happy mothers day all … Continue reading

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Moon Swim

View from cottage, Orcas Island, Washington

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Roar like a Lion

These guys do.  Sea Lions, San Juan Islands, Washington

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Orcas Island, Washington…getting there

You have a few options. Ferry, float plane, small plane, sail boat. We chose Float plane! Never been on one. I have to say it was incredibly smooth take off and landing. Flying low over the islands was such a … Continue reading

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Ferry ride

empty seats on the ferry Orcas Island to Anacortes Washington.

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Seattle, Washington

My friend and I went up to Orcas Island Washington. Our last night was in downtown Seattle right next to Pikes Market.  This is a popular tourist market nowadays but still have several  fish venders and vegetables. The real buyers … Continue reading

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