While our first two days in Vancouver were busy and took us out of downtown Vancouver, the remaining two days were more relaxed. We stayed close to downtown and enjoyed more of the urban attractions of this vibrant city. Granville Island: Granville Island was in a bit of a contrast to the green and picturesque Vancouver we had seen so far. It reminded me of … Continue reading Visiting Vancouver with Kid(s) – Part 2
For Cee’s flower challenge today, I had to share some pictures of the tulip fields that we visited. After living in Washington State for a few years now, this spring season was my first chance to see the tulips in Skagit Valley, about an hour and a half drive north of Seattle. Even though a lot of like minded people were taking in the colors … Continue reading FOTD: April 23, 2021 – Tulips
A downpour that suddenly started at around 10 am and stopped equally abruptly at 2 pm – the capricious rain gods are who I need to thank, for being able to find parking at the popular Little Si trailhead. As soon as the rain stopped, I drove out to the trailhead, only to find it not crowded at all. I did not even cross a … Continue reading Little Si hike – a “little” hike with big views
We have a lovely forested trail with a waterfall, close to home. It the summer the Coal Creek Falls reduce to a trickle, but in the wet winter, the waterfall and the trail leading up to it are a lovely sight. I visited the waterfalls yesterday. Coal Creek Falls are a popular urban trail with ferns, moss and the soothing sounds of flowing water. It … Continue reading Coal Creek Falls
After blogging a lot about and from the wet Pacific Northwest, I am happy to take a break and post a picture from the Southern and sunny city of Savannah. This picture was taken from the Savannah Belles Ferry on the river named after the city (or it could be that the city is named after the river). Since the toddler with us had gone … Continue reading Which Way Photo Challenge – February 12, 2021
We found these daisies growing in reckless abandon last summer. We will go looking for them when the weather is warm again! Find more flowers to brighten your day here. Continue reading FOTD – February 8, 2020 – A field of daisies
Dirty Harry’s Balcony hike, which turned out to be a Game of Clouds! Continue reading Dirty Harry’s Balcony hike – A Game of Clouds!
Posted to join in the Six Word Saturday photo community! Continue reading After darkness, some rays of light.
In a winter landscape which was a muted green and a sluggish brown, these berries provided a little bit of color! This is my first entry to Cee’s world of flowers (Flower of the Day Challenge), though my offering is not exactly flowers. Please follow along if you are one of those you must stop to take pictures of flowers. You will find kindred spirits … Continue reading FOTD – January 23 – Berries on a Winter Day
If you are looking for a vibrant city with abundant natural beauty for the perfect family vacation, look no further than Vancouver, Canada! Here is an account of the first two days of our short getaway to Vancouver. Continue reading Visiting Vancouver, Canada with kid(s) – Part 1