Lower Lights

Photo and Commentary ©2019 by Maylan Schurch Friday, March 1, 2019 The first Friday evening in February members of our congregation celebrated our annual candlelight communion in the fellowship hall, dark except for rows of tables arranged in the shape of a cross. At...

Heading Out

Photo and Commentary ©2019 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, February 28, 2019 There is still snow this week in some yards and in the hills. It is actually a lot of fun to get out on regular trails that are now snowy winter parks. The snow on trails can be quite icy and...

Balance

Photo and Commentary ©2019 by Darren Milam Wednesday, February 27, 2019 I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “Life is a balancing act.” Do you agree with that? I think most of us (if not all) would agree to this statement – to one degree or another. Life is challenging,...

Trumpeter Swan and Mud

Photo and Commentary ©2019 by Robert Howson Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Each winter thousands of Trumpeter Swan descend upon the Skagit Valley to winter there. This once rare swan has rebounded well under conservation measures. It, along with Tundra Swan and Snow...

The Right Path

Photo and Commentary ©2019 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, February 25, 2019 This photograph is taken at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge which is located just north of Olympia. This boardwalk is on the Twin Barns Trail. (There is also a one mile boardwalk that goes...