Janet's thread

A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Birds In My Garden February 21, 2018

Filed under: Bird Identification,Birds,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 9:59 pm

pine-siskin-thistle-feeder-christine-haines-2  Pine siskin  (from Birds & Blooms magazine)

I think this bird has appeared on my deck – along with numerous other little brown birds of various combinations of brown, white, and black -and yellow and red.


Super Moon January 31, 2018

Filed under: Moon,Seasons — Janet @ 5:23 pm

IMG_5110                 IMG_5114  Early evening in Ballard Seattle January 30 2018


Sightseeing in the Skagit Valley December 31, 2017

Filed under: Bird Identification,Birds,Seasons,Skagit Valley — Janet @ 3:12 am

26171658_927409447434169_3069594446595114016_o  Highly recommended,  I went early in December – a wonderful experience.


Before The Rain September 17, 2017

IMG_4390  getting the last of the sun’s rays this morning


Rain Is In The Forecast

Filed under: Colours,Environment,Gardening,Gardens,Seasons — Janet @ 3:00 pm


My star in the garden – it has been quietly blooming all summer.  Still going strong while everything else in the garden is shutting down.


Sunset Sky September 13, 2017

Filed under: Seasons,Seattle,Summer — Janet @ 2:21 am

IMG_4327 Sunset clouds – we haven’t seen a sky lie this in a long time – Seattle’s go;den summer!


A Harvest Of Green Tomatoes September 12, 2017

Filed under: Autumn,Fall,Seasons,Seattle,Tomatoes — Janet @ 5:50 pm

IMG_4325  slow to ripen


Early September Colors In My Garden September 2, 2017

Filed under: Colours,Gardening,Gardens,Seasons — Janet @ 7:43 pm

IMG_4250          IMG_4251

IMG_4252         IMG_4253

IMG_4254        IMG_4255


Cat Seeking Shade

Filed under: Cats,Katerina,Seasons,Seattle — Janet @ 7:31 pm

IMG_4249  That’s Katerina under the chair in the corner.  Here it is early September and it is still HOT.

IMG_4247  earlier in the morning – look how long the shadows are – the sun is so much lower in the sky compared with July and August


Heat Wave July 31, 2017

Filed under: Cats,Katerina,Seasons,Summer — Janet @ 9:15 pm

IMG_3968  beating the heat – Katerina finds a shady spot