Today’s theme features photographs where color is so muted that the shot appears to be black and white. In the middle of winter here in the Pacific Northwest this isn’t much of a stretch. My shot is from the Dungeness bluffs looking south across the Strait of Juan de Fuca toward the Olympic Mountains.
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He made it to the top but Mom had to help talk him down.
On a grey day this striking glass art brightens a corner in the Sequim Civic Center lobby. The piece was commissioned by friends and family in memory of Bobbi Burkett, wife of Sequim’s former City Manager Steve Burkett. The work was designed and constructed by artist Bob Rigg of Seattle Glassblowing Studio.
A revegetation project is underway on a field north of Carrie Blake Park. Volunteers planted tiny saplings a few years ago and they’re being carefully protected from browsing animals. On a grey day the field has a slightly ghostly appearance.
Neither of these children was quite up to speed as they alternated propping each other up and grabbing on for dear life.
We had snow down to sea level again yesterday (though this photo is from an earlier, bigger snowfall).
This is oceanspray (holodiscus discolor), a native plant that’s part of the rose family. The seeds you see here are an important food source for birds through the winter. Before going to seed, the plant’s spring blossoms provide nectar to butterflies and other insects.
A cold day but warm hearts.