The Loop

There is a two mile loop that we can hike from our home.  It has a significant climb at the beginning and end, no matter which way one takes.  It is a good exercise.  It takes longer to make the hike when one stops to take photos.  Click the first […]

White Christmas

This is our first big snow since we moved to the island. We got about eight inches. All of these images here are from our yard. Some of those in the gallery are from the road near our home.  Click on the image for the full gallery.

Winter flowers

This leads to a collection of images found in early November on Orcas Island. November through March is the rainy season for Orcas, and the winter climate is mild with temperatures usually between 30 and 50.  We will get an occasional snow, and the lows will drop below freezing; but, […]