All posts tagged: Pacific Northwest

Autumn Magic at the Oregon Garden

Can you hear the leaves crunching underfoot?  water striders and sunlit autumn afternoons always float my boat. Late October was the perfect time to visit the Oregon Garden for fall colors. Four large brick reflecting pools and and forty brick planters occupy this garden plaza. Each […]

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Hummingbird Magic!

This rufous hummingbird is usually keeps his distance when I’m in the garden. All hummingbirds love salvia! After the hummers battle each other in the air, the winner always seems to return to the plant where the battle first began. 🙂 Charging me! This is when […]

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Happy Friday from Downtown Portland!

Check out this view! Gorgeous, isn’t it? Happy Friday from the 30th floor terrace in Downtown Portland!  A view of Pioneer Courthouse Square and the Pioneer Courthouse with the Willamette River, SE Portland and the Cascade Range in the background. Mount Hood was hidden behind the clouds. Have […]

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … Mood

Sideways Geese in the Sky Snow from the blog The Snow Melts Somewhere picked the theme Mood for this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge. You can click right here to see her beautiful sunflower, which should make everyone smile and get into a sunny mood! You can […]

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A Stroll through Old Town Olympia

  We’ve visited Olympia several times. The people are friendly, the city easy to navigate, and if you stay in, or near Old Town, everything is within easy walking distance. Some of our favorite things to there are looking at the many incredible murals, grab […]

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