Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Photohunt'

Photohunt: Dusty

Dusty animals on the move at Etosha Namibia This week's Photohunt theme is Dusty. Photohunt is brought to you by TnChick - home of the original photohunt. Dust - fine white dust that sifts into everything. That is one...

Photohunt: Trees

Cherry Trees in bloom at the University of Washington Quad This week's Photohunt theme is Trees. Photohunt is brought to you by TnChick - home of the original photohunt. Here are some pictures of a glorious spring day in...

Photohunt: Cage

Pileated Woodpecker snacking on a caged suet cake This week's Photohunt theme is Cage(d). Photohunt is brought to you by TnChick - home of the original photohunt. This was actually not too hard since I just took a picture...

Photohunt: Machine(s)

This week's Photohunt theme is Machine(s). Photohunt is brought to you by TnChick - home of the original photohunt. I have to admit this was very difficult. It was much more difficult that I thought but I guess I...

Photohunt: Self-Portrait

Our Condo in Maui This week's Photohunt theme is Self Portrait. There are several ways of doing a self portrait - Mirror, tripod or other support, or just holding the camera at arm's length. I hunted around and actually...

Photohunt: Mostly Black

This week's Photohunt theme is Mostly Black. This was hard - especially hard to come up at the last minute. But my husband suggested an animal picture and I found these mostly black penguins. They are African penguins at...

Photohunt: Silhouette

This week's Photohunt Theme hosted by TNChick is Silhouette. This was actually much more challenging that I thought it would be. I take a lot of shadow pictures but rarely do photos that create silhouettes. It would actually be...

Photohunt: Education

Making Mozzerella class This week's photohunt theme is Education. I started to do another post on France until I realized that I did it for the theme of School. Then I had an idea.... Last weekend I was in...

Photohunt: Fashion

A quick post for this week's Photohunt theme of Fashion. This is from 2004 and some stylish fashionable shoes from a store window in Rome. Have a great weekend...

Photohunt: Standing

Hammering Man This week's Photohunt theme is Standing. I wasn't certain what to post until my husband suggested the Hammering Man statue which stands outside the Seattle Art Museum. Here is more information on the sculpture Actually there are...

Photohunt: Hands

Maitake mushrooms This week's photohunt theme is Hands. Here are a couple of pictures of my best friend's hands. These were taken on our getaway to the Oregon Coast. She is holding a couple of mushroom types that we...

Photohunt: Shadow

My Pointing Shadow - Nambung Pinnacles National Park - Western Australia" This week's Photohunt theme is Shadow. I had several ideas right off on this so I went hunting to find them. Along the way, I stumbled up this...

Photohunt: **Free Week**

This is a free week this week on Photohunt. I did not have a lot of time to search out something. I went through some of my recent winter photos and decided to post this series of photos from...

Photohunt: Fuzzy

Western anemone - Pulsatilla occidentalis Happy New Years! I wish you a healthy and prosperous 2011. This week's Photohunt theme is Fuzzy. I suspect that many of us have a fuzzy head today after drinking lots of fuzzy beverages...

Photohunt: Circle

Circles formed by the interior of the dome at the Washington State Capital in Olympia This week's photohunt theme is circle. I did not have any idea what I wanted to post so it was definitely a hunt. I...

Photohunt: Male

I'm back. I have missed the previous two photohunts. I have a new job! Yeah! It is going well. I traveled to New Jersey for training during the first two weeks of December. I was busy or traveling so...

Photohunt: Hard-to-find

This week's Photohunt theme is hard-to-find. This is another great theme that is open to lots of interpretations. But the first thing that came to my mind was wildflowers. Our hobby is to search out unusual wildflowers. Many of...

Photohunt: Written

Initials and a heart written on a tree This week's Photohunt theme is Written. I love this theme. There are so many ways to interpret it. I wanted to find something that showed 'written in sand' so I headed...

Photohunt: Juicy

This week's photohunt theme is Juicy. I wasn't certain what I was going to do with this theme. I should have looked ahead and I would have had lots of opportunities to come up with something interesting while we...

Photohunt: Itchy

This week's Photohunt theme is Itchy. I really wasn't going to post anything but changed my mind. I woke up this morning with very itchy ankles. We went to 'Iao Needle before leaving Maui. It is close to the...

Photohunt: Alive

This week's Photohunt theme is Alive. I'm going to repeat a photo I recently posted of the Lifeguard Station at Makena Beach on Maui where I'm currently visiting. I thought it was so striking. You walk a short distance...

Photohunt: Dark

Jewel Cave - Margaret River area - Southwest Australia This week's theme is Dark. Hmmm... lots of different ways to interpret this week's theme. One of the darkest places that I've been is a cave. Here are some shots...

Photohunt: Orange

This week's Photohunt theme is Orange. Orange is a popular theme. Previously I posted about orange flowers I've found in California and South Africa and just last month about the orange sunsets. Today - I decided to post a...

Photohunt: Miniature

The parking lot looks miniature from the top of Bluff Knoll This week's Photohunt theme is Miniature. This week's theme was hard - extremely hard for me. No kids in the house so I couldn't use a miniature toy...

Photohunt: Stripes

Road Stripes along the way to Mt. St Helens This week's Photohunt theme is stripes. Another challenging theme. I was thinking about it today and came up with some pretty boring ideas. I was out driving and then the...

Photohunt: Letters

This week's photohunt theme is Letters. There are a couple of different ways to go with this but decided to use this set of photos of the neon sign for the Casino in Menton France. We loved how the...

Photohunt: School

This week's Photohunt theme is school. The last time I was in school was in 2007. I attended Institut de Francais in Villefranche sur Mer. This is a French immersion school where I spent 4 weeks learning a bit...

Photohunt: Anniversary

Anniversary Hike at Burroughs Mountain This week's Photohunt theme is Anniversary. This was very easy for me for two reasons. First, September 12th is my blog's Anniversary. I started blogging on September 12, 2003! I haven't posted consistently but...

Photohunt: Hot

Glass artist heating glass to over 2000 degrees F at Tacoma Glass Museum This week's Photohunt theme is hot. I thought first about doing the obvious - weather. We are having a couple of late summer hot days. Eighty...

Photohunt: Framed

This week's photohunt theme is Framed. I knew right off what I was going to use for this theme. It would have been difficult if I had not seen this piece of art. So what is it? I don't...

Photohunt: Numerical

This week's Photohunt theme is numerical. This was definitely a difficult theme for me. I don't take a lot of pictures of items with numbers so it took a while for me to think of the picture above. We...

Photohunt: Orange

This week's photohunt theme is Orange. It is almost time for the gorgeous orange sunsets here in Washington state. They happen usually in August to September. This is a series of sunset shots that I took one night in...

Photohunt: Public

Mercado Central - Santiago Chile This week's Photohunt theme is public. I decided to go to a country that I haven't posted much about - Chile. We visited the long thin country in 2003. We did a lot of...

Photohunt: Hanging

This week's Photohunt theme is hanging. Any guesses at what is hanging in the picture above? They are Flying Foxes, the largest fruit bat in Australia. These were hanging in a group of trees at the Sydney Botanical Garden....

Photohunt: Free

This week's Photohunt theme is free. You could interpret this week's theme as a photo that shows 'Free'. Or use it as a free week to post anything you want. I've chosen to do a free - post anything...

Photohunt: Open

Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain open for tours This week's Photohunt theme is "Open". We have two local tall ships here in Washington state. You've probably seen them both. The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain have starred in several...

Photohunt: Six

This week's photohunt is six. Hmmm... I used up one of my posts with 6 items for the Half photohunt a couple of weeks ago. I knew I had another post with a half dozen items but I wanted...

Photohunt: Bubbles

This week's Photohunt theme is Bubbles. It was a hunt to find something. I finally came across the picture above which was taken at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. This is the Kelp Forest tank during one of the feedings....

Photohunt: Sparkle

This week's Photohunt theme is sparkle. I visited Niki de Saint Phalle's sculpture garden - Queen Califia Magic Circle - while I was in San Diego in March. It was a cool Spring day. The sun was passing in...

Photohunt: Memorial

This week's Photohunt theme is Memorial. Okay, I have to admit - I was not inspired to play this weekend. But I had a last minute inspiration. I had wanted to do a mosaic garden stepping stone for a...

Photohunt: Monthly

This week's Photohunt theme is Monthly. This was very hard for me. The items that came to mind I really did not want to blog about (bills or monthly female cycles). But then I got got an idea. I...

Photohunt: Half

Half Dozen of Leonard's Malasadas I definitely had to hunt around to come up with something I wanted to use for half. This is a half dozen Malasadas. Malasadas are yeast donuts that are either rolled in sugar or...

Photohunt: Mother

Mother's Day. It has been 9 years since my mother died. April 2001. She was almost 85. I came late in her life and a second marriage. I can not say it was 'strange' growing up with a Mother...

Photohunt: Black

This week's Photohunt theme is black. It was kinda a challenge. The photo above was taken on a late evening hike to Burroughs Mountain at Mount Rainier. Our tradition is to hike up late in the afternoon on our...

Photohunt: Addiction

This week's Photohunt theme is addiction. I have a serious addiction to two things; Internet and sweet sugary drinks. Do you call it soda or pop? I call it soda. I grew up in a house where there was...

Photohunt: Covered

This week's photohunt theme is covered. Okay, I admit. I had a lot of difficulty with this theme. I had a couple of ideas and finally decided to go with the idea of covered with sand - the sand...

Photohunt: Vertical

This week's Photohunt theme is vertical. I went out for a walk in a local park this week and it came to me what I would post - trees! I could go with tall vertical Redwoods but I decided...

Photohunt: Sweet

This week's Photohunt theme is Sweet. Perfect for upcoming Easter holiday with all the candy. I'm a little lazy this week and didn't come up with much new. I'm bringing back an older picture again this week from the...

Photohunt: Fresh

This week's Photohunt theme is Fresh. There are so many options for this theme but strawberries came to mind right away. I love this time of year when we get the large fresh strawberries from California. I took this...

Photohunt: Three

This week's Photohunt theme is three. Three is one of those magical numbers when composing a photograph. Composition comes natural to my husband. He has artistic genes. But I struggle. Besides the rule of thirds, he has taught me...

Photohunt: Spiral

Scala Contarini del Bovolo - Venice I knew right off what I wanted to post for spiral. This is an old picture that I took on our trip to Venice in 2002. It is the famous spiral staircase in...

Photohunt: Foreign

Waiting for Bulgogi lunch in Seoul Korea What to choose... what to choose.... Foreign has so many ways and places for interpretation. We love to travel to foreign countries. According to Webster dictionary, one of the definitions of foreign...

Photohunt: Daily

This Photohunt theme is daily. This theme had a lot of potential but I ran out of time. I've been tired recently so I picked up some vitamins. I just need to take One Daily. They have helped a...

Photohunt: Cuddly

This week's Photohunt theme is Cuddly. Nothing more cuddly than a baby especially one with their cuddly toy. Have a great weekend....

Photohunt: Broken

Chocolate Breaking Fork This week's Photohunt theme is broken. Tnchick is really challenging us with this year's themes. Broken seems a little strange since this is Valentine's Day weekend. I always think of chocolate on Valentine's Day so ......

Photohunt: Average

This week's Photohunt theme is average. This was extremely difficult for me. This week is the Seattle Flower and Garden Show and the weather has been very spring-like here in the Pacific Northwest of the US. So I have...

Photohunt: Spotted

Ladybugs - Spring in the Coulees This week's Photohunt theme is Spotted. I had a couple of ideas for this but nothing inspiring. So I turned to google and checked out what other images came up for spotted. Okay......

Photohunt: Balanced

Young Orangutan at Semenggoh Borneo This week's Photohunt theme is Balanced. Okay... I admit. I could not come up with something for jiggy last week. All I could think about was Getting Jiggy with it by Will Smith. But...

Photohunt: Bulky

When I first read this week's theme - I said "What?!!" Bulky - another theme that I just don't think of when I take photos. So off hunting I went. I came across several pictures from a family reunion...

Photohunt: Lick

This week's Photohunt theme is Lick. I almost did not play this week. This is another theme that I did find inspiring. I knew it would have to be an animal licking but to find one that would be...

Photohunt: Twelve

This week's Photohunt Theme is Twelve. At first, I thought this might be hard until I started thinking about items that typically come in twelves. Eggs, months, days of Christmas... hours. I decided to go with 12 hours as...

Photohunt: Fast

Thomson's Gazelle This week's photohunt theme is fast. This was really hard for me because I take most of my photos when I have slowed down. A couple of ideas crossed my mind - a fast moving stream, women...

Photohunt: Undesirable

Durians This week's Photohunt theme is Undesirable. I'm in Hawaii this week so my thoughts are of warm and tropical places. Here is a picture of Durians that we saw in the market in Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. Many...

Photohunt: Curved

Van Rhyn's Pass - South Africa This week's Photohunt theme is curved. It did not take very long until I remembered this road. This is the road from Knersvlakte area of the Western Cape up to Van Rhyn's Pass...

Photohunt: Technology

Wild Horse Wind Farm This week's Photohunt theme is Technology. Yes, I know - at first glance - it is not obvious. But look closer, this is a wind farm. These are the wind turbines in Eastern Washington which...

Photohunt: Birds

Snow Geese on Fir Island in Skagit Valley This week's Photohunt theme is Bird(s). I knew right off what photos I would be using. Just north of Seattle is the fertile delta of the Skagit River. Every winter from...

Photohunt: Music

This week's photohunt theme is music. I was surprised that I didn't have more pictures applicable to this theme but I only found a few. I decided to go with this photo of two street musicians in Menton France....

Photohunt: Veterans

Local Vietnam Veterans group - Edmonds 4th of July Parade This week's photohunt is Veterans or Military. And a very appropriate choice to start November. November 11th is a day to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed...

Photohunt: Bags

Rainier Summit Climb 2004 - sitting on their bags at a break This week's Photohunt theme is bags. This was really difficult for me. I am not a shopper so I don't have a lot of pictures of shopping...

Photohunt: Tied

This week's photohunt is tied. Nothing much came to mind with this theme. I found these recent pictures from the Ballard Market with tied bunches of green onions that I liked. I also played around with it and did...

Photohunt: Free Week

The garden reflected in raindrops on Salvia mexicana This week's photohunt is a free week - we get to share the photo of our choice. I woke up to a hard rain on the roof. The forecast was for...

Photohunt: Sports

Winners! This week's Photohunt theme is Sports. I knew right off what I would post. We enjoy going to our local all girl Roller Derby matches. It is a take off on the old Roller Derby from the '60s...

Photohunt: Words

This week's photohunt theme is Words. This is a little strange theme. I do take pictures of signs but I've never thought about it as 'words'. I decided to highlight this picture of a rental camper van that we...

Photohunt: Twisted

This week's Photohunt is Twisted. I had a couple of different ideas - twisted horns, twisty road but I've decided to go with the twisted glass art from Dale Chihuly. These shots are from his show last year at...

Photohunt: Upside-Down

Upside down reflection in the garden pond at Hanbury Gardens in Italy This week's Photohunt is Upside Down. This was tough. I could not think of anything creative so I posted this upside down reflection the the building at...

Photohunt: Electric

Yesterday - Manual Egg Beater / Mixer Today - Electric Mixer This week's Photohunt is Electric. Hmmm... lots of possibilities. Electric appliance came to mind for me. Everyday - we use many electric appliances. I am old enough to...

Photohunt: Orange

This week's Photohunt is orange. I could not resist using flowers for this week's theme. Our passion is wildflowers. We love the plants and flowers of the areas of the world that are in the Mediterranean biome. The Mediterranean...

Photohunt: Ripples

This week's Photohunt is ripples. There were several different ways to approach this theme, rippling muscles, ripple ice cream, rippling fabric but I decided to go with the obvious - rippling water. This theme was fun. I looked over...

Photohunt: Artificial

This week's photohunt is artificial. This one was very tough. I didn't want to go out and take a picture of some artificial item in my kitchen cabinet. But I remembered one of the Australian 'Big' things we saw...

Photohunt: Low

This week's photohunt theme is low. I couldn't come up with anything so I went with a photo of the 'low' temperatures we had last winter. It was down below 10 degrees Fahrenheit. It is a nice contrast to...

Photohunt: Entertainment

This week's Photohunt theme is Entertainment. Seattle has a great summer lunch time concert series called Out to Lunch. We saw that the California Guitar Trio was playing and decided to spend the day downtown. I was playing with...

Photohunt: Utensils

Wire whisk for beating eggs whites This week's Photohunt theme is utensils. This is another easy one. I was able to find a couple more photos of different utensils used for baking and cooking. Have a great weekend! Measuring...

PhotoHunt: Rock

Mt Whitney - highest mountain in continental US This week's photohunt theme is rocks. I knew I would not have any difficulty with this theme except the difficulty choosing a photo. We love to hike and there are always...

PhotoHunt: Pink

Salvia involucrata 'El Cielo' with a hummingbird This week's Photohunt theme is pink. We grow Salvias, one of the largest plant genus in the world. Salvia genus includes the culinary herb, sage. But there are many different varieties from...

PhotoHunt: Flag

Malaysian Flags decorating building in Kuching It is Saturday - That means it is time to hunt photos again. This week's theme is Flag. Boy did I have a hard hard time with this theme. I almost did not...

PhotoHunt: Creamy

Strawberries in Chianti It is Saturday - That means it is time to hunt photos again. This week's theme is Creamy. I dug around through some of my cooking photos for a few items I've made the past year...

PhotoHunt: Lock

The Ballard Locks Lock has a wide variety of meanings - a lock of hair, enlocked arms, a means to secure something. But I couldn't pass by the meaning that has local significance: Lock: an enclosure (as in a...

PhotoHunt: Advertisement

Tambang or water taxi on Sarawak River This week's photohunt theme is Advertisement. I decided to go through a few of my travel photos looking for any interesting photos of advertisements. We were intrigued with these water taxis in...

PhotoHunt: Books

This week's photohunt theme is Books. I knew right off which photo I was going to choose. This is one of favorites. I took this photo just before my trip to France in 2007. We pulled out all our...

PhotoHunt: Plastic

This week's PhotoHunt is plastic. This was very hard for me. I finally found the photo above of the garden nursery pots that we gathered up to take to recycle. G had a nursery for 10 years and we...

PhotoHunt: Painted

This week's photohunt is painted. I remembered this often photographed door in beautiful village of Roussillon in France. Roussillon is in the Luberon area of Provence. I thought of the village not only for this beautiful door but also...

PhotoHunt: In Memory

This week's photohunt is In Memory. It has been over 10 years for my father and just over 8 years since my mother passed away. They say time will heal sorry but there always seems to be left a...

PhotoHunt: Walking

Walk in the Fog This week's Photohunt is walking. Here is a photo of G walking in the fog up on Mount Rainier last August. It is our favorite spot for a walk in the mountains. Have a great...

PhotoHunt: Protection

Rue Obsure at night This week's Photohunt is protection. Let's look at the lovely village of Villefranche sur Mer on the French Riviera and see how it has been protected over the years. Today, looking at the luxury villas...

PhotoHunt: Purple

Phlox hoodii - Central Washington wildflower Today is Saturday and that means it is Photohunt time. This week's theme is purple. This week we have been watching the weather and checking the reports of the wildflower blooms in Central...

PhotoHunt: Triangle

The first thing that came to my mind was the triangle musical instrument. Or a pyramid. I couldn't find a picture of the Mayan pyramids that I took so I decided to post a picture of my garden wind...

PhotoHunt: Stripes

It is time again for a Photohunt. This week's topic is stripes. This was actually a fun hunt for me. I did not remember right off any photos with stripes. The first one I came across were some Zebras...

PhotoHunt: Yellow

It is time again for PhotoHunt. This week's theme is perfect for the beginning of spring - Yellow. I couldn't resist selecting a cheery yellow flower. This is a coreopsis that I took in the Sacramento Historical Cemetery. The...

PhotoHunt: Four

This week's Photohunt Theme is Four. It was hard for me to find something with 4 in my photos. Odd numbers such as 3 or 5 are more aesthetic for photo composition. I came across this one of 4...

PhotoHunt: Space

This week's PhotoHunt is Space. My family have lived in the American West for three generations. Wide open spaces are in my blood. It is what I think of when I hear 'space'. The large expanses of open space...

PhotoHunt: Bridge

This week's PhotoHunt topic is bridge. The Oakland San Francisco Bay Bridge is one of my favorite bridges. Not the Golden Gate. I think it is because of all the great times I had traveling to "The City". It...

PhotoHunt: Furry

This week's PhotoHunt topic is furry. I couldn't resist posting a photo of my cat but I didn't want it to be the typical kitty photo. Here is one that I took a while back while practicing my macro....

PhotoHunt: Chipped

This week's PhotoHunt topic is chipped. There were many ways to go with this topic - chipped bark, chipper, chipped dish. I decided to go with my French SIM chip. Okay... okay... it isn't really 'chipped'. I always thought...

PhotoHunt: Hat

This week's PhotoHunt topic is hat. Hats to me are rather dated. My father always wore a hat either a fedora or a billed hat similar to baseball hat. I still remember his hat size 7 1/8. Today, hats...

PhotoHunt: Aftermath

Washed out bank along Mountain Loop Highway This week's PhotoHunt topic is Aftermath. These last few topics have really challenged me. Surprisingly I don't take many pictures after an event. I was surprised. But after some searching, I remembered...

PhotoHunt: Squeaky

This week's PhotoHunt topic is squeaky. Boy was this one a challenge. Several items came to mind - door, pet toy, snow, shoes but I didn't really have any pictures that conveyed the topic until G mentioned mouse. Ah...

PhotoHunt: Wide

Waimea Canyon on Kauai, Hawaii This week's Photohunt is wide. Here is a wide canyon on the island of Kauai. - Waimea Canyon. It is over 1 mile wide at places....

PhotoHunt: Favorite

Oaxacan wood carved cat figure This week's photohunt is Favorite. I thought about this for a while. Several items came to mind; hike, garden, flower, food. But I wanted to do something a little bit more personal and I...

PhotoHunt: Breakfast

This week's photohunt is breakfast. Breakfast isn't big in our house. We don't eat the typical American breakfast food except for special occasions. G and I each prepare our own meal. G is big into habit. Same thing. Everyday....

PhotoHunt: Metal

This week's photo hunt is Metal. Here is a shot of two metal Seattle landmarks - the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project (EMP). The EMP is an amazing building. It was designed by Frank Gehry and it...

PhotoHunt: Reflection

Reflection of Garavan area of Menton This week's PhotoHunt theme is reflection. I love taking pictures of reflections in mirror. Here is one from a mirror for a blind corner in the Garavan area of Menton France....

PhotoHunt: Ruin

The ruins of Fort Buoux - Luberon area of France The ruins of Fort Buoux immediately came to mind when I saw this week's theme - ruin. I decided to not go with the action of ruining something but...

PhotoHunt: Together

Together at Two Peoples Bay near Albany Australia This week's PhotoHunt theme is Together. This was really tough especially after having family as a theme a couple of weeks ago. I decided to use this one since it was...

PhotoHunt: Blue

Aquarium of Western Australia - Perth This week's PhotoHunt theme is blue. It was really hard to decide what photo to post. I went hunting through my albums and this one was one of the bluest. We love visiting...

PhotoHunt: Scary

Spiders are extemely scary to many people. There seems to be an instinctual fear at the sight of one. But not for me. We have had tarantulas as pets since 1993. It all started as a contest to one-up...

PhotoHunt: Family

We recently had a small family get together and decided to take a family portrait. This was the first time I had tried to take a formal family portrait. It was fun and chaos at the same time....

PhotoHunt: Lazy

Lazy old day rolling away dreaming the day away don't want to go now that I'm in the flow crazy amazing day ~ Lazy Day by Enya A lazy Sunday morning in France. I walked up to the local...

PhotoHunt: Sad

Sheep carcass in a farmer's field near Nieuwoudtville in South Africa This week's Photohunt theme is sad. I remember when we came across this carcass. We were in Nieuwoudtville in the Western Cape region of South Africa. We were...

PhotoHunt: Road

Road through Namib Desert in Namibia It never fails. Everytime we go on a trip, we end up on some type of dirt road. White roads of Italy, Forest roads of Washington state, gravel roads through the bush of...

PhotoHunt: Wild

Zebra on the road to Okondeka waterhole - Etosha Namibia This week's Photohunt is wild. To me, wild is Africa. We visited Etosha National Park in Namibia in September 2005. This is a place where the humans are locked...

PhotoHunt: Strings

This week's PhotoHunt theme is string. I liked this theme. I found it had a lot more options to show different types of strings. The idea of guitar strings actually came from my husband. This is a picture of...

PhotoHunt: Beautiful

Mt Rainier I really struggled with this week's theme. I finally decided to select a photo of Mt. Rainier. It is our favorite place to hike. I love the high alpine area along the slopes. It sets my soul...

PhotoHunt: Wrinkled

Wrinkly Swiss Chard This week's PhotoHunt theme is wrinkled. I only have to go as far as my back yard to find a wide variety of examples of wrinkled. Leaves come in a variety of wrinkled textures. The best...

Photohunt: Colorful

Dale Chihuly - Seaform and Persians glass ceiling This week's Photohunt theme is colorful. Nothing screams colorful to me than a local Pacific Northwest artist - Dale Chihuly. His work in glass is always a riot of color. The...

Photohunt: Water

Lake Union and Seattle skyline from the cockpit of a seaplane about to land on the lake I missed the last couple of Photohunt. But I couldn't miss this week's hunt - Water. Living in the Seattle area, water...

Photohunt: Shoes

My goodness - I almost forgot it was Saturday. So much is going on right now. Anyway... here is my photo for this week's hunt for Shoes hosted by tnchick. This was taken on Beezley Hill. This is a...

Photohunt: Candy

The weather has been gorgeous this weekend. The sun has finally appeared and the temperatures are up above 60. It was time for a trip to Lakewold Gardens again. The Rhododendrons were in bloom and the whole garden was...

Photohunt: Share any photo

Africa Dreaming - Etosha We could feel a light coat of dust settle on our skin. A slight bead of sweat tickled down the side of my face while I tried to focus my camera lens on the eye...

PhotoHunt: Time

Sundials are ancient timepieces used before mechanical clocks. They marks time by the position of the sun.This lovely sundial is from the side of a church in Gourdon France. Sundials are popular in Provence. I saw them in many...