Seattle Scenes (part 1)

I’ve been away a while! Funny how life just kind of takes over, right? Well, I took these about a month ago and have been slowly editing and processing here and there. I love my city–it has lots of interesting buildings and neighborhoods. Here are some shots from the International District/Chinatown. Advertisements

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

I love the layers found in cities! Here the Columbia Tower dominates the Seattle skyline but the building that truly caught my eye is the art installation on this abandoned building at the edge of Chinatown/International District. Seattle has many public art displays. This one honors Gordon Hirabayashi, one of three Japanese Americans to refused…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

As a nurse I get to wear tennis shoes every day with my pajamas (scrubs). Running around all day requires laces that won’t trip me up. Every morning I tie the Uncle George Knot (named after my late, great-uncle George): Start tying like you usually would…Loop over…(enticing the cat) Push the loop through but don’t…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

This is a photo I took about six years ago while driving through southern Idaho. I grew up in this area so it brings me home in an instant. There is something soul-quieting about the stark beauty. Can you see the double rainbow?

Near Freeway Park, Seattle

Instead of “Emerald City” perhaps we should switch to “Foggy City”? I particularly like the contrasting leaves of the two trees on this corner. I get to walk by every day I hike (yes, hike or hill climb or whatever you want to call it) to work. This is a unique park as it is…

An Atypical Pacific Northwest Autumn

Today started as a foggy-stay-under-covers type of day. When I finally made myself leave the house (and housework–so sad) it was overcast, then this afternoon the sun burst through the clouds. This autumn has been unusually dry, crisp, and I’ve enjoyed crunching through the leaves. Hope you enjoy some of my images from this afternoon!…