I drove towards the beach, and saw the reeds reflected in the water of the pond in Chinese Gardens. The geometric shapes formed by the reeds and their reflections made me think of writing. The heavy fog obscured the distance. Unfortunately, this shot required fighting through a patch of blackberries, which extracted their payment for passage in bandaid plastered hands.
It’s not many places where you see a Bald Eagle perched on a streetlight.
We typically only have freezing weather for a couple of weeks a year so it’s fun to take advantage of the cold snap. There may be one more night of freezing temperatures so the string of icy photos is near an end for a while.
After all the rain of December the ground is saturated. With a drop to freezing temperatures, that moisture has turned to frost.
Recent high tides topped 10 ft. That’s the highest I’ve seen in the 25 years I’ve lived in Port Townsend.
For those who have only visited Port Townsend in the summer, here’s what winter can be like. Since that’s what’s happening now, you are seeing series of soggy photographs.
This young girl is taking advantage of the rain puddles and her rain boots, proving that we don’t always have to hide from the wet stuff.
The storm put much of the county out of power for about 12 hours. Gusts to 65 mph.
We’ve recently had freezing nights. Here’s some ice on the small pond at Kah Tai Lagoon park
It’s a weakness, taking sunset photos when I already have enough to publish for months. The sky just makes me do it.
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