Friday, April 15, 2016

Seattle SkyWatch

Our recent photos featuring Emerald City Skies ...

Looking across Puget Sound from Seattle
Olympic Mountains in the distance.

Same scene as above with a strong sunbeam.

Stormy afternoon.
April 4

Golden Eagle on a cloudy day.
This eagle has been a regular buzzing our
neighborhood daily.
April 9, 2016

Mount Baker in the distance.
This photo taken from Sunset Drive in Edmonds, WA
April 7, 2016

Not good to snap pics while driving but had to capture this
most unusual contrail loop. How often have you seen one of
these? Generally speaking, this would be in the airspace
above Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Air Force practice?
March 31, 2016

Couldn't decide whether to put this one with blooms or skies.
Finally decided on skies.
The "normal" blue skies of Seattle with lots of blooms! : - )
Linking up with Good Fences for the photo above. Do you see the fence? Thanks to Tex for hosting Good Fences.
Sunset over the Olympic Mountains


Same scene as above ... a bit earlier.

Sunset over Elliott Bay Marina

Sunset with a ferry and tiny sailboat in the lower
right corner ... can you see it?

Unusual phenomena like a "sun dog".
April 5, 2016, 6:40 PM
Linking up today with SkyWatch Friday Thanks to all the SkyWatch hosts!

Thanks for stopping by John's Island.


  1. Wow, John, the skies over the Emerald City never fails to make for some great pictures, rain or shine. I like the flowers and blue sky picture the best. :-)

  2. Hello John! Your Seattle skies are lovely. The sunsets are beautiful and seeing the Golden Eagle is great. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

  3. I'm glad you included the blooms with the beautiful sky pictures. The blooms say 'spring' nice and loud. : )

  4. You live in such a beautiful part of the US- one day I hope to visit there.

  5. John,I have no words to describe the beauty of these pictures.Thanks for sharing your part of the world with the rest of us.have a super weekend.

  6. gorgeous. neat contrail, indeed, and i like the blooming slope. :)

  7. A whole bunch of great sky shots here!! I really like the second and third photos with the light rays shining through.

  8. You get lots of great sky photos. what a super view you have!

  9. Sun dog? Don't know I've never heard of it before.
    The heavens looks so majestic, doesn't it? What a lovely sight.

  10. You've got some wonderful shots here! Thank you for sharing! Aloha!

  11. I love the sunset with a ferry and tiny sailboat in the lower.


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