PERKINS’ FARM

I stretched it out a little this morning and walked 4 3/4 miles in the sunshine. With a beautiful day coming on it was easy to walk that far. Here’s what Mt. Baker looked like as I started my walk.

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As I got out on the Ebey Prairie the Olympic Mountains were lighting up in the morning sun and I took this panorama shot that has kind of an interesting lighting effect. Click on the photo for a full view.

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Over the past year I’ve been watching the progress of the restoration of the 1890 Perkins’ Farmhouse. It looks like it’s all done and looks just wonderful. Here is a before (just as they got the new roof on and starting into the project) and the after.

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I think it’s just great how they are saving all these great old farmhouses.

Last night we had a rain squall come through right at sunset, it made for a beautiful rainbow right out our front window. This photo doesn’t do it justice but at least it gives you an idea of what we saw.

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Thanks once again for walking with me and have a great day!

NOTHING BUT SUNRISE

When I left the house at 7:00 this morning it was “Dark”! Not very conducive to taking pictures. About a half hour into my walk I got my first peek of the sunrise and it looked like it would be spectacular and it did not disappoint.

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From there on just got better and better until the sky was literally “On Fire”, enjoy.

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This next photo intrigued me as it is a reflection in the window of the Perkins Farmhouse built in 1890. The old wavy window glass gave it an eerie look like a Halloween pumpkin for orange monster. It’s grainy because it was still pretty dark.

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For those of you who work it’s “Hump Day”, for us retired folks it just another beautiful day.