Monday, August 29, 2011

Strawberry Fields Forever

A basket of Strawberries, a glass of Pacific Rim Riesling and a best friend and what more does one need.
The last of the Strawberries but there is more wine.  MB

Friday, August 26, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Fresh from the garden

Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Basil fresh picked---arranged with ground pepper and a drizzle of Olive Oil.  Basalmic Vinegar added later.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Flying Tigers

Air Show ar Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
Commemorating 100 years of Naval Power

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Two bridges

Footbridge over part of the Spokane River At the Spokane Riverfront Park.

To see more bridges from all over the world go to

Friday, August 12, 2011

Backyard flowers

  A small colorful corner of the backyard.  Golden Dahlia and golden Lilies, colorful Snapdragons, red Geraniums and bright red Crocosmia.  Spearmint and Lavender too.  Oh I see some pansies and Chives also.  A cheery spot.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Wildflowers on Mt. Baker

This beautiful flower is just starting to flower all over the meadows on the flanks of Mt. Baker.  It is called 'Avalanche Lily' or 'Glacier Lily'.  Botanical name is Erythronium montanum.
This shrub and flower is called 'Twinberry' or 'Ink berry'.  Botanical name is Lonicera involucrata and is part of the Honeysuckle family.

Wildflowers bloom about 1-2 weeks after snowmelt.  Just to let you know the snow is just beginning to melt on the meadows on Mt. Baker's flanks.