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Archive for the ‘Late February & March 2012’ Category

Delay, delays, so this and the next is a bit of catching up.  I’ll work from most recent to earlier in the year.

Seattle Washington: Fremont Ship Canal from Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean

Ship Canal At Dawn: Seattle, Washington

We work the Seattle’s Fremont Market every Sunday.  Ian goes every week, I go on the first Sunday of the week (it’s a 2 1/2 hour drive, but it’s our best market).  It works – Ian hates doing internet work, I hate rising at 3am… To each their skills at our farm.

March 31

Water Distortions: photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington

Through a Glass Darkly

It just kept raining…. so to the kitchen, a glass of water and a window into the rainy day

 

March 30

Mt. Baker Hwy, Glacier WA : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington Walking-Wild.com

Wet Ride

Glacier, Washington : Hopeful skiiers head for Mt. Baker in the driving rain.

 

March 29

Water drop on narcissus : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Flower Drop

 

March 28

Water falls on Pavement : A drop of water sits on an unopened narcissus. From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Pavement Art

Water falling in mass off a broken gutter onto the speckled pavement creates an abstract pattern that caught my eye.

March 27

Wet Fern Frond :  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Frond Reflections

It’s dark, it’s wet, it’s cold….getting desperate here….

 

March 26

Light Reflected in Stream : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Stream Shimmers

Forest walks – soothing, if damp in the rain

 

March 25

A Handful of Water : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

At My Fingertips

 

March 24

Geese In Iceland : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Goosey, Goosey, Gander

Waiting for the afternoon flight out of Reykjavík, Iceland : a visit to the local park. (We went to the UK, and then a day in Iceland…keep scrolling down)

 

March 23

Iceland Waterfall : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Golden Circle Waterfall

A little touristy, but nothing says “water” like a massive waterfall.

 

March 22

Swans and Ducks U.K. : Massive waterfall in Iceland, on what is known as "The Golden Circle"  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Swan Song

Waiting for the afternoon plane from London to Iceland – these were in a large CITY forest/park. Near where my husband grew up.

 

March 21

Daisy on dewy lawn : Swans and Ducks in a large city forest in east London :  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Morning Dew

 

March 20

Water Tap, UK :  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

The Tap (at Sally & Martin's)

We just don’t have kitchen taps this cool in the US.

 

March 19

Ocean from Beachy Head, UK : .  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Southern Exposure

This is the view from Beachy Head (white cliffs of Dover to many of us) in the south of England.

 

March 18

High Water Sign in Drought in UK :  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Not Too Deep

There’s a drought in the UK – a “hose pipe ban” (no watering lawns) was in place already.

 

March 17

Thames River at Night, London : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Tower Bridge Night

I was walking from the National Gallery (love those impressionists, we don’t have them in Maple Falls, WA) to the Tate Modern (don’t ask, don’t go – head for the Tate Britian instead), which is open late.. My route took me across the Thames.

 

March 16

Water drops on a windscreen (UK) : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Abstracts on Windscreen

A train from Newcastle, the underground to Heathrow, pick-up rental car…but there was some water…

 

March 15

River, Northern England : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

The River In Wylam, UK

 

March 14

Black & White Tree Reflections : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

The Step Family

I so enjoyed my visit.

 

March 13

Kings Cross Station & Water Bottle : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Kings Cross Water (UK)

A twelve hour flight, an underground journey to the Kings Cross train station, and now waiting to go north to visit my father (that was good) and my step-family (enough said).  This was the only type of water I had seen in over 18 hours.

 

March 12

Ice Crystals on an air craft window : A water bottle propped up on luggage at Kings Cross station in London. From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Airborne Ice Crystals

On the way to the UK, I’m thinking Water, I need water, then I looked at the window : ice.

 

March 11

Bee Hives, Wrapped, in the rain : Ice crystals on an aircraft window.  The plane's wing is seen though the window beyond the ice.  The sunset sky lies beyond.  A water bottle propped up on luggage at Kings Cross station in London. From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Wet Bee Hives

A bit documentary – I wrap my hives with roofing tar paper – to act as “rain coats” – these were showing why I do it : another nice day before I left for the UK.

 

March 10

Rock On Asphalt Sheet : Bee Hives Wrapped with tar paper as a "rain Jacket" stand in the rain. From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Hard Reflection

A rock atop the black asphalt rain hat on one of my hives.  The rock, and rope holds the “rain hat” in place.

 

March 9

Greenhouses through a wet windshield : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Farm Rain

Holistic Farms (near Bellingham, Washington) – their greenhouses as seen though the wet windshield of my truck.  I spent the days before my UK excursion feeding my bees (some of which live at Holistic Farms).

 

March 8

Snow on Black Asphalt sheeting : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Snow Lines

Snow on Asphalt Sheeting…. More bee stuff… And in the snow, you can’t win around here.

 

March 7

Snow Curls off a gutterless roof : : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Curved Snow

Snow curls off a metal, gutterless roof – to create a nice abstraction.

 

March 6

Water Drops On Pottery : : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Potted Drops

 

March 5

Horseshoe Bend, Mt. Baker   : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

The North Fork, Winter

We live near one of the most beautiful rivers in the world.  This is an easy day hike through old growth forests… Here presented in black and white.

 

March 4

Snow covers the branches of a hemlock tree :  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Heavy Snow

 

March 3

Ducks in the Seattle Ship Canal : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Fremont Ducks

Way too much time fooling with photoshop….

 

March 2

Wall Distorted By Water : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Up Against The Wall

Rain, snow, more rain, more snow – it has not been a glorious winter here…

 

March 1

Snow and Rain on Moss & Branches : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Shining Snow

 

February 29

Water swirls and ripples in a creek : Snow sits atop a mossy branch while water drops cling to the drapery of moss that hangs below.  From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Soaked Swirls

 

February 28

Sea Shells in Moving water : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Shells Afloat

 

February 27

Colored Lights Reflect on Water Ripples : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Light Water

 

February 26

Water Drop on a Hemlock Needle : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Hemlock Drop

 

February 25

Water Crosses In Ripples : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

Water Crosses

 

February 24

Rushing Waters : From Water Images 52 Weeks : photographer Karen E. Bean, Maple Falls, Washington : Walking-Wild.com

It's A Rush

 

It is indeed a rush to get caught up on the postings.

Taking the images is fun, if challenging on some days.
Working with the images is fun.

Posting the images — now that is a bit of a pain – perhaps if I didn’t get so behind it would be fine.

Weekly, yes, weekly (I hope)

Now it’s off to prepare to split some hives and walk the pack goats …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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