Category Archives: Nature

Lifelet: Rainbows

We are blessed with a view of the Puget Sound looking at the kaleidoscope of colors that dance between water and sky minute by minute. Of particular joy are the rainbows that show up in the spring and fall. I’ve … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Climbers in Yosemite

On a beautiful July day, we entered Yosemite National Park through the east entrance at Tioga Pass. I wanted to stop every 100 yards and capture photos of the amazing acts of nature from the the snow fed streams to … Continue reading

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Lifelet: CanyonLands National Park

On this day of national shame no matter what your political persuasion as the government shuts down, I salute the National Parks which have given our family so much joy. The “google search image” celebrates our National Parks: “Google is … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Patterns Surround Me

My good friend and colleague David Socha introduced me to his habit of taking “patterns” photos. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. On my good days, I am on the hunt for interesting patterns. Here are a few of … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Angels Landing and Walter’s Wiggles

We’d heard so much about Angels Landing from our daughter Elizabeth and her dissertation research professor, Paul Dassonville. We decided to spend a second day at Zion National Park in order to ascend what looked to be a comfortable hiking … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Zion National Park

For those who only spend time in Seattle in the summer months, it is hard to imagine how dreary the winter and spring months can be with constant gray and drizzle. The wet cold goes all the way to the … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Puget Sounding

One of the many gifts of living on Bainbridge Island is seeing the world come to life each morning with multi-spectral views of Puget Sound. The array of colors is every changing. Enjoy our daily view gifts and don’t miss … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Exploring Bryce Canyon National Park

The weather in Seattle had been miserable all winter and spring. I finally threw my hands up in mid-June and told my wife “we’ve got to get out of here and find some sunshine, preferably really hot.” So we hopped … Continue reading

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Visuals Speak to Me – Quite Loudly as it Turns Out

I am a very visual person, although I have more of an ability to recall those things I’ve seen rather than being very good at creating visuals. This week my cup overfloweth with colleagues and students pointing me to some … Continue reading

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Looking Out my Window

On a grey winter day, it is the little things in life that make a difference in the dreary Northwest.  As I was heads down focusing on my virtual screen to the world, I looked up and there was an … Continue reading

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