Author Archives: Linda Miller Sheets

About Linda Miller Sheets

Linda is a retired Realtor/Instructor in the state of Washington. The love of community and people has opened the door to seeing her surroundings with a freshness not shared by everyone. Hopefully, this collection of everyday places, events and people will bring joy to others! Her husband, Everett will participate in the "hunt" for just the right captured moment in the beautiful Northwest.

Beside Still Waters

It’s the end of 2020. All is quiet. What will the new year bring? This picture of “quietness” was taken along Rutter ParkWay in north Spokane.

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Christmas Star

On December 21, 2020, a rare event will occur in the night sky… And it has not been seen in over eight centuries. On this date, Jupiter and Saturn, the two largest planets in our solar system will conjunct to form … Continue reading

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Pavilion for our Community

The downtown Riverfront Park is ablaze with lights and festivities. The Winter Market features various vendors, both outside and inside. It is fun to see our community show great spirt as we endeavor to thrive, in spite of covid restrictions.

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Places of Worship Series #1

Churches and synagogues have always been intriguing. Design of structure, purpose, age, current use….all of interest. This is St. Luke Lutheran Church in the middle of a major remodel.

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Chick-fil-A Adventure

Spokane has welcomed a new business. Chick-fil-A! We are all so excited we’re willing to remain in line for over an hour to place an order for a chicken sandwich and waffle fries. It was an adventure, at least!

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Spokane County Court House

This is probably one of my favorite subjects to photograph. There’s a long and interesting history regarding the structure and the 29 year old architect, J. W. Ritchie. The Court House was finally occupied in November, 1895. Today, the courthouse … Continue reading

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Riverfront Park Pavilion

Originally built as the U.S. Federal Pavilion for Expo ’74, the Pavilion was a gift to Spokane from the United States government. The Pavilion represents a major image for the city’s skyline.  Riverfront Park is humming with activity this holiday … Continue reading

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Just a simple bull pine at the “Bowl & Pitcher”

We rarely take notice of our stately bull pines. A little dusting of snow, however, and it’s Christmas card worthy! Inus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine,[2] bull pine, blackjack pine,[3] western yellow-pine,[4] or filipinus pine[5] is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to mountainous regions … Continue reading

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St. John’s Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. John – 1926 . The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is one of the most beautiful landmarks in the city of Spokane. The cathedral is also one of the biggest in the state of Washington reaching 197 ft tall. This picture is taken from the East side … Continue reading

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Mt Spokane

Interesting fact about Mt Spokane: it was known as Mt Baldy until 1912. Locals take note of the snowfall to determine if their next ski trip is close at hand or if it’s time to plant in the spring. Age … Continue reading

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