Flowers blooming all around me 🙂 The seasons are shifting, The winter shades lifting, The springtime is filling Earth’s children with mirth. The daffodil yellow, The south wind so mellow, The gentle rain falling, Upon the green earth. The song sparrow singing, New life quickly springing, All nature is telling A tale of rebirth: The …

Reynolda Gardens again

I took this photos a couple of weeks ago. Finally, I got to meet Oscar the frog. Michelle and Jason were there, otherwise probably I wouldn’t have gotten close enough 😛 The light was beautiful on the blue flowers and the bees kept flying around. Jason put his hand near the bumble bees and they …


I haven’t been to Reynolda Gardens much this year. I finally went to see my friend Michelle last week. I wanted to meet Oscar (the frog) but he didn’t come out to see me 🙁

Spring fever

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!  ~Mark Twain    

Crabapple Tree

I saw this tree for the first time in Reynolda Gardens last year. I have an old post with the pictures I took that day http://claudiasentahbaz.com/more-flowers/ The sun was bright and it was the first time I used my Macro lens. This year I was looking forward to see these beautiful flowers again and I got lucky. …

Flowers and dew drops

I thought the bees were dead but even though they were wet they stretched their legs. They were just sleeping. The corkscrew vine was almost gone. Hopefully I will get to see it next year. Life stages.

Chuckanut Drive, Washington

Saturday, July 21st. At 9:00 AM we were on our way to Vancouver. It was very cloudy. We decided to take a detour through Washington State route 11 (Chuckanut Drive). Our first view of Samish Bay.

Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC

This time in Charleston we visited a Plantation it was fun and a very hot day. The old Oak trees with Spanish moss looked so beautiful. I used to be afraid of these trees because when I was little my brother told me stories about how they became monsters at night 🙁 I mentioned it …