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A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Evening Light April 30, 2018

Filed under: Cherry Blossoms,Colours,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 2:34 am

IMG_1444 from my back deck at 7:30 pm

Ballard, Seattle, Washington

The foliage is lush – lots of purple and white and maroon and pink – and of course green

 

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

 

What A Difference A Day Makes April 10, 2018

Filed under: Seasons,Spring,Tulips — Janet @ 10:02 pm

IMG_1245  Yesterday the sun was shining – the tulips bloomed!

 

Color of the Season March 27, 2018

Filed under: Colours,Seasons,Skagit Valley,Spring — Janet @ 9:41 pm

29064432_10160301537170512_6046164794444599142_o  The color is YELLOW.  Photo taken of daffodils in the Skagit Valley – by Steviep Photography

 

Signs Of Spring March 7, 2018

Filed under: Crocus,Seasons,Spring — Janet @ 4:10 pm

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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.

 

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

 

Gorgeous Colors Everywhere May 10, 2017

Filed under: Colours,Gardening,Laburnum,Natural Beauty,Nature,Spring — Janet @ 8:30 pm

IMG_3131  lovely laburnum for yellow

 

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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