Archive for the "Seattle" category

Shoot the moon: Photographing the 2015 supermoon eclipse

by Beth Shepherd
( September 29th, 2015 )

Supermoon eclipse in Seattle

On Sunday Big Papa, Little Bird and I went down to Lake Washington to see the Supermoon eclipse. I told my 4-year-old daughter that when the next Supermoon eclipse came around, she will have graduated from college.

We …

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Beautiful Ballard Locks

by Beth Shepherd
( August 28th, 2015 )

Beautiful Ballard Locks in the northwest corner of Seattle. Opened in 1917, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, are a link for boats between the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal, which connects eastward to Lake Union and Lake Washington.

Tourists and locals …

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Two if by sea: Seafair Weekend

by Beth Shepherd
( July 31st, 2015 )

Seafair Weekend, Seattle’s summer festival, when traffic snarls because everyone’s eyes are focused skyward on the Blue Angels, and hydroplanes roar across Lake Washington. Parties are everywhere, by land and by sea: neighborhood block parties and boats laden with bikini-clad babes….

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