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Thursday, July 30, 2015

July Scavenger Hunt

D is for 
Drinking on a warm summer day
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Wide angle view of the Thursday Sailboat Races on Bellingham Bay
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 These sculptures are on the edge of the bridge leaving Camano Island - drive-by pictures because there is no place to stop on the bridge - next time I hope to get good picture of the other two sculptures on the bridge
 Old water tower at Semiahmoo - a relic from the lumber mill days.  Now the area is a luxurious resort, but the tower still stands.
Having a chat with Grampy
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A play structure in School House Park on Guemes Island - does it become a giant birdbath when it rains?
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The Wild Celery has gone to seed along the roadsides.
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A clever mailbox - built from odds and ends of tractors and lawn mowers
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 Piles of plates - let's eat
Slow speed - fast speed
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 Night falls on the river

 Early night skies
Whatever You Want 
Whatcom Falls - the flow of the falls is about a fourth of usual for this time of the year because of the drought conditions, but still beautiful.  The falls are about 1/2 a mile from our house
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Julie Fukuda said...

An interesting combination of words... There seem to be a lot of creative sculptors in your neck of the woods.

Lynda (Granny K) said...

Lovely summer photos - what a beauty of Grampy and grandson.

Linda P said...

You live in a beautiful part of the world. I like your set of photos - very interesting, The last ones of the sky at night are wonderful.

eileeninmd said...

Wonderful collection of images. I have so many favorites! The horses, sailboats, the sculptures, the skies are all beautiful. Cute shot of the grandson with grampy!
Happy Friday, have a great weekend!

Julie said...

Those night skies are beautiful. Love the mailbox and the old water tower too. x

Glo said...

Ah,more specialty dishes! Enjoyed looking at all of your selections for this month ~ Your night skies in particular are beautiful. Lovely photo of your 'boys' ~ and I liked the mailbox too.

Latane Barton said...

Every one of your pictures fit the theme exactly. The shirt plates really got me. Have a great weekend.

Maggie said...

Oh wow! Beautiful pictures. Love those plates, the mailbox, the sculptures. In fact all of them

Amy at love made my home said...

Great finds! I love your sunsets and the lighthouse plats, and your whatever! xx

Fiona said...

Lovely snaps. Isn't it interesting to see different interpretations?
My favourites are Grampy and Grandson, that lovely cylindrical tower and the Night shots.

Amanda Peters said...

Wonderful set of photos, have to say I do like the joke photo..
Amanda xx

Kay said...

How have I gotten so far behind??
I especially like your night shots. The colors are fabulous! And I love any of your shots with Donnie and Grampy.

greenthumb said...

Thanks for taking part in this months scavenger hunt. I really like your photos of, night, mysterious,and feeling. Greenthumb

Karen said...

Stunning sunset photos! Looks like you had a great vacation.

Fundy Blue said...

Lovely collection, JoAnn! I really loved the one of grandson and grandfather! Shooting from a moving car is tricky ~ but the fish on the edge of the bride looks great!

Kezzie said...

Great photos! Your nighttime ones are beautiful, so tranquil and saturated with colour! I love that mysterious play structure- I bet they pretend it is a space ship!x
P.S. sorry I am late visiting, I always visit after I've done mine and I'm er- a little bit late for the hunt!x