Sunday, April 21, 2019

Visions of Spring - an Easter Photo Gallery

The golden light of the spring sun lingers late in the tumultuous days of a Pacific Northwest April. The shadows lengthen, shift, and cast the early harbingers of night over the stunning emerald landscape. The sky lights up as sunset approaches, and glowing rays pour through the distant storms rolling in from the sea to bring a fresh wave of soothing rain to the forests and verdant fields. This is a time of birdsong, of eager plants reaching towards the sun - of the rebirth nature after its long Winter slumber.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Rainbows and Thunderstorms

The wild weather of spring is particularly dramatic in the lush foothills of Western Washington. Storms race in from the Pacific Ocean, pouring down rain on the waking forests and greening fields. In the wake of the rumbling thunder and howling wind comes blowing mist and bright rays of sun, and in such conditions are rainbows born.


Sunday, April 7, 2019

Alpine Beauty at White Pass

Towering clouds sail like the tall ships of a past age cross the crest of the Cascade Mountains. At White Pass, winter is still going strong, and so is the ski season. Here at the edge of the Goat Rocks mountains, the scenery is splendid indeed - from volcanoes, to canyons, to frozen alpine lakes.