Red Sails in the Sunset

August 20, 2015 There was a World War something song we had to learn in the sixth grade. Red sails in the sunset. I couldn’t help but remember that song this last weekend while we spent an evening along the shores of the Salish Sea. The spectacular sunsets we’re experiencing here in the west are due to all the forest fires. My heart goes out to the families who’ve lost their loved ones as they bravely battled the blazes and I salute all those who fight the fires. Where would we be without your sacrifice? Here’s to you. ADDENDUM: Just … Continue reading Red Sails in the Sunset

Hot Summer Days

  We took a walk a few weeks back and decided we’d cool off a bit in the local waters. While there, I took some photos I thought you’d enjoy. Who, besides me, can spot the little green lizard thing within the water? He looks like the Geiko Insurance lizard to me. Every year the Dungeness River floods out. Most rivers do around here. The washouts leave sandy pathways to walk upon within the Alder forests, and trees and bushes floating to places they’ve never been before. Do you see the Giant? Not many people realize he’s there . . … Continue reading Hot Summer Days