Thursday, December 1, 2011

A one-hour walk on the first day of December 2011 / Early Risin'

Taylor Street Dock at 8:45 a.m.:






















Looking out over Bellingham Bay:

















Looking back at Taylor Street Dock:

















Expanse of sky and islands from Marine Park:

















Expanse of water and islands from Marine Park:

















Partial view of Marine Park's flock of 13 wild geese:






















The 13th goose, a regular member of the flock of Canada Geese:

















Walking down the steep part of Taylor Street Dock on my way back:

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Music for an early morning walk in the inland waters of Western Washington:

8 comments:

Loren said...

Looks like a perfect place to see sea birds like grebes, goldeneye, etc, particularly early in the morning.

bev said...

Thank you for sharing this walk, Am. All of the photos are beautiful, but the first one is extraordinary.

Loren said...

Bev's right, that first photo could inspire a great painting!

Anonymous said...

Bryan Bowers, what a gift. A NW natural resource. kjm

robin andrea said...

Such a beautiful walk.

Taradharma said...

gorgeous. i have to agree that the first photo is particularly spectacular.

The Solitary Walker said...

A great walk you shared with us, am. Love the music - so happy and spirited. And that first photo is tremendous.

am said...

Blog friends -- Glad you enjoyed this walk. Thank you so much for the thumbs up for the first photo. Taylor Street Dock is becoming a beloved Bellingham icon.