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May Flowers In My Garden May 2, 2018

Filed under: Flowers,Gardening,Gardens — Janet @ 4:39 pm

IMG_1489  9:15 a.m. May 2, 2018    The sun’s rays are just reaching this corner of my garden in Seattle Washington

 

The Color Is Purple April 26, 2018

Filed under: Colours,Flowers,Gardening,Gardens,Lilacs,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 4:28 pm

IMG_1436  Lovely sunny morning and the lilacs are in bloom

 

Summer Is Fading September 7, 2017

Filed under: Cats,Colours,Cosmos,Flowers,Gardening,Gardens — Janet @ 6:34 pm

IMG_4312  Last of the summer flowers – cosmos

IMG_4309  It’s back to school time – that’s grandson Ethan on the left – in 3rd grade in a brand new school

IMG_4307  son James and grandson Sean marching in to 2nd grade

IMG_4301  reflecting on the new library

IMG_4304  preschool lineup – in a hazy atmosphere  (smoke and ash from nearby wildfires)

IMG_4310 one of my favorite cats has reappeared

 

On My Walk…… June 15, 2017

Filed under: Cats,Flowers,Gardening,Gardens — Janet @ 6:13 pm

On my walk this overcast/rainy morning I noted:

IMG_3465  Doorways in need of refurbishment

IMG_3464  a good idea for supporting sweet peas

IMG_3460  lovely salmon color blooms

IMG_3456  the black and white cat of yesterday – staying inside this morning looking out at the raindrops

IMG_3455  furry looking red foliage contrasting the blue blossoms

 

 

Colorful Month Of June June 14, 2017

Filed under: Cats,Colours,Flowers,Gardening,Gardens,June,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 5:18 pm

On my walk this morning I saw:

IMG_3454  Reds on Mary Street, Ballard

IMG_3453  another colorful garden with striking Red Hot Pokers

IMG_3452  a rather quirky miniature garden

IMG_3451  2 cats having an early morning visit cat-style?  the black and white cat is obvious – the other cat is a long-haired fluffy orangey one in the doorway of the house

 

A Stroll Around My Neighborhood April 29, 2017

Filed under: Colours,Flowers,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 2:56 pm

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Back to my own kitchen

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I love this time of year – so much color and changing by the day.

 

Skagit Valley Trip April 7, 2017

Filed under: Environment,Flowers,Seasons,Skagit Valley,Spring — Janet @ 3:38 pm

17834031_10154457672657043_1903145563944206139_o   Daffodils blooming in the Skagit Valley

Photo credit: Llomsdalen

I’ve been trying to organize a trip to the Skagit Valley this past week.  Each day it didn’t happen for one reason or another.  Plans have now shifted to next week when the tulips should be in bloom.  Such a gorgeous vista – I want to see it LIVE.

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