Trillium — Long in the Tooth

Trillium — Long in the Tooth

I really enjoy Trillium … they signal the beginning of the flower season to me. The petals turn purple when they are getting old (see the newer blooms in the background). This one is also carrying a lot of tree pollen. My eyes were sure scratchy by the time I was done with my walk.

Flowers on a Fence

Flowers on a Fence

Along the Larry Scott Trail south of Port Townsend, there is a fence post that someone has appropriated for a flower holder. I don’t know the story behind it, but as a frequent user of the trail (either bike or hike), I appreciate the effort. Here are some of the various bouquets.

Sand and Seaweed

Sand and Seaweed

Walking along the beach at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, WA, I noticed these two pieces of seaweed sticking out of the sand. The curved shapes and shadows attracted my eye.

Spring Blooms

Spring Blooms

I’m not sure what this tree is, but it’s growing along the Larry Scott Trail south of Port Townsend, WA.

Mt Baker and Eagle

Mt Baker and Eagle

Another image taken from Marrowstone Island. This one shows Mt Baker in the distance, but also an eagle sitting near the top of the Doug Fir. (Clicking on the image will increase the size and make it easier to spot the eagle) That tree is a regular perch for eagles, who watch for fish swimming by.

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