Big storms...then a respite.

By: osdianna, 6:41 PM GMT on December 13, 2014

This part of the Washington coast is well-known for storm-watching. There are no big cliffs against which the waves smash and spray flies; we are a town of beaches. But half the town seems to head for the jetty when the word gets out about the big waves coming.

Lately, we have had the good fortune to have a couple of days of heavy rain and wind, then we get a day or two of blue skies and sunshine...a great break in the action. It gives all of us a chance...

Transitioning into winter.

By: osdianna, 5:25 AM GMT on November 30, 2014

Many of the climatologists have said these rapid changes in our weather are to be expected with the warming of the oceans and earth...and they seem to have been right on the money.

Just a few days ago my daughter in Golden, Co. was worried about getting my grand-daughter to school and husband to work in the blizzard conditions, and today she said it was 72 degrees and gorgeous! Right now (at 9pm on the west coast and midnight on the east coast) it is 50....

November is here!

By: osdianna, 5:37 PM GMT on November 06, 2014

On November 1st a break in the intermittent showers allowed for a wonderful walk for me and chuck-it session for Maggie...photos below. I am a sucker for clouds and sunsets (since I live on the beach/west side of this two-mile wide peninsula...and the bay/east-facing side is lined with private properties/little access, not to mention I don't "do" early much any more)...so whenever I can get to the beach for the near-daily walk, I try to make it coincide with sunset ...

Stormy day

By: osdianna, 4:01 AM GMT on October 29, 2014

I was out on the beach facing the harbor and saw some pretty big combers rolling in through the entrance. Dark skies too...possibly the remnants of Ana?

Maggie decided she HAD to get a drink...and walked through this big puddle. Silly dog, but she does love the water.

Updated: 4:13 AM GMT on October 29, 2014

Not going well!

By: osdianna, 4:47 AM GMT on October 08, 2014

Twice I have tried to add a new post and twice it has disappeared. I will try another time, but for now...enjoy the photo below of me holding a hatch-year female, Peale's Peregrine Falcon...a wild bird.

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