Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

September 10, 2011

Flora and a couple of Fauna

Some of the pretty flowers that bloomed this summer in my neighborhood.

There are a few of these trees in the area but I don't know what they are.  Their flowers are all pink and 'fuzzy'.

A close up of the flowers and leaves on that tree.

And a couple of Cormorants paddling around in Buttermilk Bay.


  1. Anonymous1:20 PM

    Stunning - I REALLY think you should take up professional photography as a 'business' (if you can organise a photoshoot with Vincent, I'm holding your camera bag baby!)

  2. oh, oh, oh,i know the name of that pink flowered tree!!

    it's called, "pink flowered tree".

  3. That big white flower looks like a satellite dish!

    I love cormorants - I love the way they hang their wings out to dry!

    And I love that their other name is "shag"...

  4. Its SO embarrasing but I made a big deal of having my daughter look up that pink bushy flower for me at the library when she was a kid (I was trying to teach her how to look things up, so I chose something *I* wanted to know!) ... and I had the name and I have totally forgotten it since then!


    Lovely photos, and somebody tell ME the name of it too!