May Sixth

I was trying to come up with a theme for this month, something I could follow and maybe fall back on when my creativity grew thin.

At the start of the month though it was sunny and warm (80 degrees, what??) so my mind was a mush that couldn’t think of anything but sunshine and happiness.

Now though, we’re back in regular Western Washington weather and I’ve had an idea.

I’m going to focus on rain for the rest of the month. Rain, puddles, seedlings splattered with giant raindrops, worms inching across the sidewalk, and so on.

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This is my life now, I guess I better embrace it! ;)

 

 

May 22nd, Day 142: Bright Greens and an Almost Full Moon

All this rain we’ve been having lately has made everything around here a brand new shade of bright green.

I had to get my wide angle out this afternoon.

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may 22 green wm

And by the time I got home the clouds had mostly cleared, letting the moon shine brightly through.

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I couldn’t decide if I liked it better in color or black and white. What do you think?

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March 6th, Day 65: Raindrops

It has been raining like crazy here today, which should be no surprise, it is Western Washington after all, but given the weather we’ve been getting lately, it is an abrupt change!

I headed down to Lake Wilderness after work to see what I find. I found a lot of water, much of it coming from the sky! Looking at my photos now on my computer screen, I realize I should have upped my f-stop for a wider range, since I of course had no way of knowing where the next drop would land. Ah well, now I know for next time (tomorrow??)!

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February 1st: Day 32: Raindrops on…

Raindrops on roses grassblades, and whiskers on kittens Toby & Isaac…okay, it doesn’t have the same ring as the Sound of Music.

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This one, I dunno. I like how the windmill and trees along the bottom look.

It's like there's a dog in the front seat with me...

It’s like there’s a dog in the front seat with me…

"We're going to the DOG PARK! We're going to the DOG PARK! We're going to the DOG PARK! We're going to the DOG PARK!"

“We’re going to the DOG PARK! We’re going to the DOG PARK! We’re going to the DOG PARK! DOG PARK!”

"I know! Let's fall asleep while Abra stays up and watches the end of this show. Tht way, she can fill us in on what happened tomorrow!"

“I know! Let’s fall asleep while Abra stays up and watches the end of this show. That way, she can fill us in on what happened tomorrow!”

 

 

Over at Laughter and Love Photography this month’s Fine Art Friday post is up! See if you notice anything by yours truly…

January 31st, Day 31: Looking up

The sky was dreary all day today, but we can’t let that stop us, can we? :)

I went traipsing through a bit of forest this afternoon and found the following pretties. (As usual these look better when you click on each image)

Looking up

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jan 31 1 wm

And this one was from yesterday, but I like it too much not to share it with you:

jan 30 5 wm

One month down, just 11 more to go!