Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Trip to See Snowy Owls

Last week I took 2 days and drove to Boundary Bay in British Columbia, Canada, to see an unusual sight: over 20 Snowy Owls that had journeyed from their Arctic home for a winter respite. Harry Potter fans will recognize them as the same species as Hedwig, Harry’s pet owl and mail courier. Although Snowies […]

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Open-House this Saturday, Feb. 11th!’s February Photo Exhibit in Ballard: “Encounter and Discernment”  Join me Saturday, Feb. 11, from 6-9 p.m. at the Great Harvest Bread Company, 2218 NW Market St., Ballard, at an open house for my debut photo exhibit! I look forward to meeting you and chatting over complimentary wine and snacks. At 8:45 there’ll be a […]

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A Rare Bird Sighting: Barrow’s Goldeneye

Yesterday afternoon, with just an hour or two of daylight left, I headed to the Montlake Fill to look for the Barrow’s Goldeneye that Fill-expert Connie Sidles had reported. According to her, this bird has been sighted at the Fill only five times in 117 years (it generally winters along rocky coasts). I asked the […]

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A Day Off

I spent yesterday hanging photos for my February exhibit at Great Harvest Bread Co. in Ballard. I’d designed the installation, framed 14 photos, and then hung them all—a week-long affair ending with a very long day. And so I took some rejuvination time today to kayak around the Union Bay Natural Area Share

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