Winter Bonds

Photo and Commentary ©2017 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, December 28, 2017 It is always exciting to get snow, especially when it makes a white Christmas. I hope everyone was able to travel safely in the slippery conditions. The rest of this entry might get a little...

Snowy White

Photo and Commentary ©2017 by Darren Milam Wednesday, December 27, 2017 As many of you know, the Seattle area had a fairly unique white Christmas. I say it’s unique because we don’t normally have the white stuff around on Christmas Day, but this year was different. On...

Black-capped Chickadee and Christmas

Photo and Commentary ©2017 by Robert Howson Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Strange are the associations we make, those connections which rightly or wrongly bind us to an event from the past. We have just yesterday reached the crescendo of events which have focused on the...

The Very Best Present

Photo and Commentary ©2017 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, December 25, 2017 This picture is of a present on a beautifully decorated Christmas tree in a shopping mall. I’m sure the actual box, despite the fancy wrapping paper, was totally empty. It’s become a...

The Shepherds Appeared

Photo and Commentary ©2017 by Bev Riter Sunday, December 24, 2017 The fields just outside Bethlehem are still known as the shepherds’ fields and are the traditional site of where the shepherds were told about the birth of the Jesus by the angels. Some of these fields...