It's days like these that remind me of living in the Pacific Northwest. I lived in Anacortes, Washington for several years, and though it's one of the most beautiful places in the world, you truly earn those perfect moments with how much rainy, windy, cold weather you have to endure year round.

Check out one of those perfect moments:

Gorgeous, right? This shot is by my friend's mom, Linda, who took the picture from her front yard. Heavenly.

And now back to our regularly scheduled weather

On the upside, I did finally figure out how to turn the flash off my camera, a must on dark days like today.

And a little daydreaming....what to make next?


  1. I adore rainy days. *sigh* :D Your pictures are great & the one your friend's mother took is utterly breathtaking. I want to live there! Do you miss it?

  2. That fabric pile is as amazing as those photos.

  3. Kim- that fabric looks like so much fun!

  4. Thank you thank you! I do enjoy my fabric, maybe a little too much!

    Smitten, there are some days I miss Anacortes--it really is a neat little island, and one of the most photogenic places I've ever been, but I really, really do not miss the cold windy weather. That's why I moved to the "sunny" South, ha ha!

  5. :D I see what you mean, kim. I've put it on my list of places to visit though. It's absolutely beautiful. I generally prefer warmer climes too. :)

  6. (what a yummy fabric stash!)

    crazy that you're from anacortes - my grandparents lived there - i have fond memories of visiting them. it is truly gorgeous. they lived in laconnor when i was younger, i loved that, too.

  7. I am loving the blog thing because wow, what a small world! Most people have never heard of Anacortes, let alone La Conner. La Conner is lovely--I especially liked visiting during the Tulip Festival.