In my search, I came across a photo I took in March 2006, almost a full decade ago. We were still living up on the Olympic Peninsula and photographing the stunning Pacific northwest sights of eagles and the snow-covered Cascade mountain range, minus tides that went out forever, and foggy days that never seemed to end. The photo I found was taken on a rare blue-sky sunlit day. We had gone somewhere with a view to Indian Island across Port Townsend Bay off the Strait of Juan de Fuca. While we were out there we saw a nuclear submarine surface briefly. I photographed it, put it on the blog on March 20, 2006. Here's the photo.
superior mirage (Update: I heard from Les Cowley at Atmospheric Optics, and he said it is an inferior mirage. The wikipedia link explains those as well!). I couldn't believe that I had photographed a submarine and a
So the search for photos to post on Facebook yielded some nice looks back at the views we've seen over the years. Some of our friends and readers here on the blog are not on Facebook, so here is what I plan to post over the next week there, to balance the craziness of the world. Maybe it'll work here too.
|Corona and tree in Grass Valley|
|Wavy iridescence in Grass Valley|
|Feathery sunrise clouds in Grass Valley|
|Sunset and sun pillar at the Santa Cruz lighthouse|
|Feeley Lake on the Round Lake Trail in Tahoe National Forest|
|A lovely tree in Grass Valley|
|Lighthouse at Fort Worden in Washington with the Cascade Range|