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Friday, April 11, 2014

Trilliums Make My Spring Complete


While Spring has just only begun to have sprung, I always feel like my spring is complete when I see trilliums. I have spotted a few this year already, but had not yet had my camera handy. I have taken so many photos of trilliums, I am always trying to find a new perspective that I have not captured before.


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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sunset over Chinook Landing



As I mentioned in yesterdays post, I visited Chinook Landing a few nights ago with my son. We strolled along the the Columbia River bank and caught this beautiful end of the day.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Chinook Landing Golden Hour


Last year, I visited Blue Lake Park a few times and Oxbow Park about a dozen times with my son. He was too young to really walk along with me at that point, but I knew this year I would be visiting these local parks a lot more with him. It was true. Now that he is a full fledged toddler and all he wants to do is run around, we visit any and all parks as often as the weather will allow. This is why I splurged and purchased the Metro Parks Pass, which means I get into Blue Lake, Oxbow, and a handful of other area parks without having to pay the parking fee. We visited Chinook Landing (also covered by the pass) off the Columbia River at the golden hour a few nights ago, and I knew we would be frequenting this place often.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Mossy Wonderland


This photo is so reminiscent of my childhood. We would step out our back door into the woods and this is exactly what it looked like. Green, mossy, forested. Beautiful.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Springtime Mushroom



There has been over a week of rain here in the Pacific Northwest, so a day with sun breaks was much needed. We took advantage of the warmer temperatures and clearing skies to venture out to the woods and breathe in the fresh spring air. There were mushrooms EVERYWHERE, and I literally had to stop myself after photographing about a half a dozen macros.

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