BelleWood Acres

With 25,000 apple trees, BelleWood Acres is the perfect place to spend an autumn afternoon with a good friend (and my Nikon).   Andy introduced me to owners, John and Dorie, who planted the first trees back in 1996.   Today, in addition to their primary commodity, visitors can find a pumpkin patch,  a gift shop, and some amazing baked goods …

Mount Baker

Yesterday I went in search of a great view of Mount Baker.    After driving down many Whatcom County roads, I finally found what I was looking for!   You wouldn't know if from the picture, but I nearly lost some phalanges it was so cold outside!  I can't complain too much, considering half the country is …

I Want A REAL Tree…

What do you do when your roomie wants a real Christmas tree and you feel indifferent?  You call your friends, buy some hot apple cider, and then drive into the country to find a real tree, of course.  Here is the proper way to locate the perfect tree and cut it down yourself.  First you find a …

Magenta

Magenta ivy, lining an old barn in Whatcom County, inspired this post.  I love this time of year and the beautiful colors!  Camera:  Canon 40d Location:  Stoney Ridge Farm