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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Local Color


We have been lucky enough to have three sunny days in a row on our Washington visit! Everyone talks about the weather and having to adjust to the bright light. The sound of mowing and blowing seems to come from everywhere. In our hometown we water and water and still may not save the plants, trees, and grass. Here, even the fields are constantly mowed down to keep nature from reclaiming it all.  There's a delightful profusion of local color. 


























We came across this cool recycled glass sculpture outside the water reclamation facility.

















So nice for you to come along! Hope you're enjoying a beautiful Pink Saturday!

Jacqueline



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20 comments:

Sweet Posy Dreams said...

Thanks so much for sharing your trip. It is so lush and beautiful.

Susy said...

We once visited the Pacific Northwest coast on a road trip, and distinctly remember it raining hard on the Washington side of the state line, and not at all on the Oregon side!

Sylvia said...

Lovely colors and lovely photos, Jacqueline! I recently had a photoshoot for my photography class project " simple things talking in color " and was amazed to find bright, vibrant colors all around me ( even in a not so colorful city as Toronto). I guess, what we see depends mainly on what we look for ...
Have a colorful summer!

jean@pilgrimscottage said...

I would love to visit up there. And, your photos make me want to all the more! Beautiful photos. Just love all those gorgeous flowers and loooove the pink bottles in the glass sculpure. Glad you are getting sunshine for your trip there.

Cozy Little House said...

Gorgeous pics, what a neat bottle sculpture, and I sure wish I was there with ya instead of here in this heat!
Brenda

Marina said...

So many people I follow going to Washington, but me... I miss it, it's home of all homes. Thanks for this beautiful post, took me home for a little bit. And while it's baking hot here, in the South, I've been baking, come see it, please. :)

Anne said...

Jacqueline,
You are surrounded by beauty.Those wild flowers are so pretty.LOVE that recycled glass bottle sculpture.Have a great day!
(((Hugs)))
Anne

Jenny Schouten Short said...

Your photos are beautiful I like the glass sculptures, very clever. Washington climate is a lot like the coast of Holland where I live except for the mountains. I am praying for rain in parched New Mexico and Colorado. xo Jenny

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Have a wonderful and safe time on your trip.

gena said...

It just doesn't get better than pinks and purples!!!!

thanks for sharing!
gena

Cottage and Broome said...

Like the recycling structure very cool! Laura

Jeannette StG said...

So lovely to have a cabin there and flowers to enjoy! Happy July 4th!

Maggie Ann said...

I love your photos....they are like keepsakes.

Bella said...

Hi J,
Well the sunny skies must be following you :-)
Yummy pics, Mmmm the lavender!! Love the marina!!
Hugs :-)

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

Hi Jacqueline,
The photos are lovely, full of color!
I like the mural.
The recycled bottle sculpture is fascinating!
Thanks for showing them. Hope the rest of you visit is wonderful, Pat

helen tilston said...

Hi Jacqueline

Thank you for sharing these spectacular images

Helen

SizzleandZoom said...

Wonderful photos of Washington flora. Gorgeous colors.

ImSoVintage said...

So wonderful to see all these beautiful colors, as everything here has dried up into a terrible brown. Glad your vacation is so wonderful.
Hugs,
Laura

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Love the glass sculpture! And the photo of the boats in the harbor. Have fun!

Haworth said...

What beautiful colors, Jacqueline! It sounds like you had a wonderful time.

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