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About northwestphotos

A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store,

June Blooms

Golden Chain It’s now June! I’ve watched the metamorphosis of my favorite botanical garden, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, throughout the spring season. I feel somewhat melancholy each June as I say goodbye to the wilting and dying, spring blooms in … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

This past weekend I attended Blue Poppy Day, held each May, at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA. Needless to say, the garden was exploding with color. In my zealousness, I took over 200 photos. I obviously can’t … Continue reading

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A Bit of Iris Bloom

I look forward to each spring, watching and waiting for the Irises to bloom. It’s peak bloom time now. Here are a few images I snapped recently in my local garden park.

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The Beautiful Met Cloisters of NYC

Oh, the treasures you will see! Indeed, the Met Cloisters is a feast for the eyes and soul! Located on the northern tip of Manhattan, overlooking the Hudson River, in Fort Tryon Park, the museum is dedicated to the art, … Continue reading

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Adventures in New York City Spring 2018

As my friend in New York City would always say to me when I’m visiting: “Welcome to the big town!” Indeed, it is big … and noisy … and expensive … and crowded. But one has to admit that it’s … Continue reading

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