Wanderings & observations




Curling inward…


Winter solstice…pulling










Taken on Christmas Day, 2013, at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland, WA.  The Olympic Mountains are just visible above the trees in the last shot.

21 responses

  1. nice pictures… but what especially moved me this time, was the shot of the bay. Wishing you a beautiful new year.

    December 26, 2013 at 9:53 pm

    • And to you Shimon, I wish a New Year full of contentment, good health, great photographic opportunities,and just enough aggravation to keep you going! It was a silvery moment on the bay…

      December 27, 2013 at 9:24 am

  2. Yep, that last image really did it for me, too. But then I’m a sucker for any kind of water scene.. :)

    December 27, 2013 at 2:41 am

    • Who would’ve guessed?

      December 27, 2013 at 9:24 am

      • :D

        December 27, 2013 at 11:56 am

  3. beautiful text and photos. :) hope you are enjoying the holidays!

    December 27, 2013 at 3:19 am

  4. Nice poem and wonderful photos, Love the light in them:)

    December 27, 2013 at 3:45 am

    • Thank you – we are dark now so we have to work with what we have, right?

      December 27, 2013 at 9:25 am

      • Yes exactly, but soon we have some more light… Still the light right now is lovely with a special glance!

        December 27, 2013 at 12:53 pm

  5. It’s blowing a hooligan here at the minute, Lynn, but your photos are the essence of tranquility, and very beautiful. Happy 2014 to you!

    December 27, 2013 at 4:12 am

    • A hooligan?? We don’t get many of those here. The weather, like many of the people, is quite well behaved in Seattle. Happy 2014 to you too!

      December 27, 2013 at 9:26 am

  6. Beautiful words and images. : )))

    December 27, 2013 at 3:20 pm

  7. Those are MARVELOUS shots!! :)

    December 28, 2013 at 1:04 am

  8. As always Lynn I love your images and words! I am making a gallery wall in the family room as part of my multi-month long remodeling project and I just HAVE to have a photo of yours for the wall. Can I please?!? May I have permission to print out an image and include in the gallery? If yes, then well, the next hurdle is deciding which one. Oh my. Maybe I will need your permission to print two instead, or maybe three…. :-)

    December 29, 2013 at 7:32 am

    • Ah, flattery is a good thing! I will “back channel” you, OK? Interesting that you’re willing to say multi-month, but you ain’t going to say year-long! :-)

      December 29, 2013 at 10:20 am

      • Okay, you called me on it, multi-YEAR is truly the most accurate description but, well, hesitated on fessing up to that. But sincere about the gallery wall. I even got a mat cutter this week, so that along with my miter saw, well I am going to do some serious frame making! :-)

        December 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm

  9. The stillness in each shot is superb and what a reward that final view is! New Year best wishes to you and your family Lyn!

    December 29, 2013 at 10:46 am

  10. Lovely images – happiest of wishes for the new year.

    December 29, 2013 at 4:36 pm

  11. Beautiful….I love that last image…what a peaceful moment.

    December 30, 2013 at 7:12 am

  12. 2geeks3knots

    Hi, Lyn! Thanks for showing us the essence of December. Beautiful, and lovely words, too. Happy New Year to you and yours :)

    December 30, 2013 at 3:40 pm

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