Happy New Year. An Earthquake. Yes, just as I was about to go to sleep on Tuesday of last week, I was gently rattled by the first earthquake felt in Vancouver (at least, by me) since the Seattle one in 2001. I checked Twitter to confirm that it was a quake and realized it was felt by many in Washington State and southwest British Columbia, Canada. Soon, the local news had live coverage, and instead of going to sleep before midnight, it was well past 1AM. Luckily there was no damage or injuries but it was still enough to shake me up (get it?). Sorry about that. Now, let’s take a look at my photos posted to social media in the past week with the emphasis on snowy scenes.
Garibaldi Mountain and Lake, and The Table from Panorama Ridge in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Canada. Looks like Winter but actually taken in the Spring!
Spring brightness and blue sky. Upper tulip garden at Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver.
Posted on Boxing Day… No photos of me being trampled by Boxing Day shoppers but…
a look back to Autumn and this dahlia garden in someone’s front yard, Vancouver!
I posted this on the morning after the earthquake… No photos of me trying to get my belongings together at midnight in case I had to get out of the house but…
A Spring scene from the tulip gardens of Queen Elizabeth Park.
After a storm…
a little brightness featuring this mixed tulip planter during last Spring at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver. These planters around the entrance were among my favourite spots in the gardens.
What am I listening to?
Actually, I’ve been listening to this song for a few months now. A little pick-me-up for those going through uncertain times, this is Kenny Chesney and Save It for a Rainy Day. I wish I was on that boat right now!
A snowy scene…
The mountains around Garibaldi Lake from Panorama Ridge in Garibaldi Provincial Park. Taken in the Summertime!
in the rose garden of VanDusen Botanical Garden, last Spring.
Another snowy scene…
From Paul Ridge on the way to Elfin Lakes in Garibaldi Provincial Park, last Winter.
A little brightness…
featuring a purple Rhododendron and yellow daisies. Along the Rhododendron walk at VanDusen Botanical Garden, Springtime.
I always enjoy visiting the Bloedel Floral Conservatory in Vancouver during the holidays!
I’ve had this photo since last Spring but haven’t posted it yet. I shall call it Tulip, Simple Orange. Taken along a Vancouver street!
A snowy scene under cumulus skies…
On Mount Seymour above Vancouver, last Spring!
A look back to Springtime and the tulip gardens of Stanley Park in Vancouver.
I’ll end with an Instagram video that I posted on the last Thursday of 2015. Falling flakes of snow over Guildford in Surrey.
I hope you enjoyed this weekly post of photos from my social media. Thanks for stopping by and all the best in 2016 🙂
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