Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012
But there is something incredibly satisfying about a clear sky at sunset....that chance to witness the singular moment when day becomes night. Sunshine leaves not in an explosion of color, but with a quiet moment of contemplation. A cacophony of daytime sounds disappear and are replaced with the quiet symphony of twilight. Rushing movements of the bright landscape are traded for the slower, more thoughtful pace of the dark. The light dims, fades away and finally disappears altogether, leaving you alone with your thoughts and anticipating tomorrow.
Brilliant sunsets may flood you with a sense of excitement but a clear twilight sky fills your mind with a sense of peace.
Sunset at Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The sky is blue, the rocks are warm from the sun, and the air is rich with the scent of dry pine needles. It may look and feel like summer but it's not.
You look deeper at your surroundings and realize change is in the air. The days are short, the north slopes are cold from the lack of sun, and wisps of clouds are streaming across the sky high above the peaks. Change is com
Somehow you know it. This may be the last summer-like day of the year. So what do you do? Just wander down the trail across the warm granite slabs and soak it all in.
Goodbye summer, see you next year.
Washington Pass, North Cascades, Washington
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Picnic Point County Park, Snohomish County, Washington
Monday, October 15, 2012
Rainy Lake, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Today's image is from Whidbey Island in May.....when the weather was a little more typical for the region.
Hastie Lake Road Boat Launch, Whidbey Island, Washington
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Sunset over Saratoga Passage, Camano Island State Park, Washington