Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Yellow Tulips, Skagit Valley, Washington, USA

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a great place to visit as the weather turns warmer.  Located in LaConner, Washington, USA – there are thousands of flowers bursting with color this time of year.  Officially, the festival starts April 1st … Read more

Green Sunbather, Hawaii, USA

Green Sunbather, Hawaii, USA

With all that is occurring right now in the world, Skip and I have decided to pause our long distance travel.  We will still share some local and past events with you over time. This will give me time to … Read more

Red Amaryllis – Renton, Washington, USA

Red Amaryllis - Renton, Washington, USA

In the Pacific Northwest (Washington, USA), the days are getting darker much earlier, and we are in our typical rainy, cloudy, cooler November. So to bring a bit of happiness and brightness to the clouds, here is a beautiful red … Read more

Yellow Rhododendron Close-up – Washington, USA

Yellow Rhododendron Close-up - Washington, USA

I couldn’t resist sharing one more amazing flower close-up I captured from the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, in Washington, USA. This beauty was barely visible when walking on the path and was almost hidden deep under brush.  Isn’t this a … Read more

Rhododendron Flower, Washington, USA

Rhododendron Flower, Washington, USA

I captured this Rhododendron flower close-up at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington.  This Botanical Garden is an amazing place to visit – and is home to one of the largest collections of species of rhododendrons in … Read more

Spring Crocus

Spring Crocus, Washington, USA

I just love springtime!  The weather here in Washington has been exceptional this year.  Here is a beautiful close-up I captured recently of a Crocus hidden in our rockery. This little flower just makes me smile. Isn’t this a magnificent … Read more

Pink Lily, Renton, WA, USA

Pink Lily, Renton, WA, USA

It has been so hot here in the Pacific Northwest, that I have been doing most of my photography early in the morning, or late in the evening. Recently, I was able to capture a close-up of this sweet lily … Read more

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