Dump Truck Design

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, September 18, 2021 On a morning walk this past Wednesday I snapped this picture of the back of a dump truck parked beside a driveway-replacement project in our neighborhood. I don’t know if you’ve noticed how the...

That Crazy English Language

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Maylan Schurch Friday, September 17, 2021 I used to be an English teacher, and it took just a couple of semesters of watching students’ eyes glaze over—especially those whose first language wasn’t the one I was trying to teach—to make me...

The Lookout

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, September 16, 2021 This image was taken from the trail leading to the Fremont Lookout, which is an old fire lookout building near Mount Rainier. The trail itself has great views. The sandy hills to the left are...

What’s The Plan?

Photo and Commentary (c)2021 by Darren Milam Wednesday, September 15, 2021 I captured this image in my backyard one morning. As you can see, these drops of dew, are suspended above, and on the grass. After a second look, you can see that the droplets are clinging to a...

Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Robert Howson Tuesday, September 14, 2021 One might wonder why such a small bird deserves such a long name. But each part of its name carries significant meaning. The Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet is indeed a small member of the...

A Time for Everything

Photo and Commentary ©2021 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, September 13, 2021 This view is from Entiat City Park. The Columbia River is dammed up here into a reservoir called Lake Entiat. The photo was taken last October and, as you can see, the colors were starting to...