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Renovating Existing Parks With Stormwater in Mind

The following is an excerpt from City Parks, Clean Water, a report by the Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence that examines the role of urban parks in managing stormwater. 709 more words

Planning

boats on the sound

A time lapse of the view from a bench behind the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center at Discovery Park.

A picnic lunch, watching the ships and boats, especially the sail boats tacking, and unexpectedly pleasant weather made for a relaxing afternoon. 90 more words

Seattle

Floodgates, Levees and Weirs

El Niño has recently kicked back into gear, and we are reminded California’s Central Valley was once a vast swamp and only the machinations of myriad engineers prevent it from returning to that status in a wet year. 1,187 more words

California Travel

Wandering at Discovery

Discovery Park is a place I visit when I want a slice of nature and solitude but don’t have time nor energy to get to higher up or farther out. 2,440 more words

Birds

Discovering Discovery Park, Seattle

One of my favorite things about photographing familiar places is that looking through the camera forces me to see things I normally wouldn’t. A place that feels mundane or that I am intimately familiar with, at once becomes a land of new discoveries and exploration. 269 more words

Local Photography

Chloë Entertains Her Fans

After spending some slow vacation time with my Chloë Care Team (that would be Lynn, Charlie and Jill) while Mike and Heather were away for a week,  my life turned into a social whirlwind  as soon as they returned. 392 more words

A Dog's Life

Discovery Park

A few snaps from my quick walk through Discovery Park. I’ve been working on making sure I get out for a walk every day for at least a half-hour. 71 more words

Photography