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I was sound asleep when my brain said “look at the sunrise!” So I opened my eyes and was not disappointed! from @jill_bliss on...

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The reason for the Sheep Mountain excursion today: emailed photo proof of at least one baby sheep in the mix from an island neighbor. Those black knees, swoon! Sadly this little one wasn’t spotted today! from @jill_bliss on...

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Hiked to the top of Sheep Hill to hopefully see some babies. No baby sheep, but great views! from @jill_bliss on...

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More Salish Sea TV: that’s a fun ferry ride today! As big as they are, it’s still a bumpy “everyone sit down!” kinda ride on a day like today. I’ve been trying to capture the rainbow-hued salt spray blowing off the point, but none of my cameras can sense it! from...

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Facing down the Nor’Easter. The Salish sea acting like the Pacific Ocean. Both passenger/freight boats went by two hours ago before it became wall to wall whitecaps. Now, the only boat I’ve seen out there is the Coast Guard! from @jill_bliss on...

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Yeah, it was a little windy here today! I was on my way to the island school book fundraiser dinner book drive, had to pull over and walk the rest of the way. I knew the road clearing crew would also be there. Clearing the road was the after dinner activity. from...

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Puzzle update: complete! Well, there’s 2 pieces missing. The dog? Visiting children? Oh well! from @jill_bliss on...

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Sheep watch 2018: no lambs yet although we had any this time last year! All the rams were horribly killed about this time last year. Currently there are 2 young rams born last year & a 2 year old ram was added to the flock in November. So there may be sheep babies...

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Once the raccoon has sauntered away, the chickens emerge from their hiding spot in the woods. from @jill_bliss on...

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Anna’s hummingbirds at the kitchen window feeder, the dog barking up a storm in the yard. from @jill_bliss on...

These are the pretty and pretty interesting details that I notice on daily explorations on and around wooded islands in the middle of an inland sea… from my instagram feed.

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