Fog

There’s a park down on the water, about a mile from my house and it’s full of towering cedar and spruce trees. When I drove into our neighborhood, I could just see the tops of the trees poking through the fog and I could not see the water at all, so thick was the blanket …
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Winter Garden

I had the flu during the spring planting season and summer was busy with work so I never did get a garden in. But I’m making up for it this fall. The first round of kale seedlings — and the beets — are appearing, they’re just about ready to be thinned. And I put in …
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Peak Salmon

The salmon run. It’s a verb, in this case. The salmon are hurling themselves out of Issaquah Creek. They mean to cross the weir and head further upstream to spawn. But there’s a barrier up and most of them can’t quite clear it, though they achieve a shocking amount of altitude. We stand on the …
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