Category Archives: God’s Handiwork

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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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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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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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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Cheery Mountain Ash on a Snowy Day

It’s not unusual to see flocks of birds feeding on the bright red berries of the Mountain Ash in our back yard. Today the berries brought a bit of festivity to a cold, foggy day!

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Pend Oreille County Park

The county north of Spokane is Pend Oreille. This watershed information sign is at the entrance to Pend Oreille County Park. The forested areas leading to the Selkirk Mountains are a quick drive from Spokane and offer hiking, fishing, skiing, … Continue reading

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Inland Northwest Storms

For the second time in less than two weeks the Inland Northwest has experienced brutal winds and rain. This second storm has left us with power outages, down trees, and property damage. Still, as compared to other communities that have … Continue reading

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Storm in the City

The winds roared, with some gusts up to 70 mph. The trees came down! Other communities have faced so much devastation, we can hardly complain. Power outages and a mess to clean up. Oh bother!

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Providence Center for Faith and Healing

On the Sacred Heart Medical Center campus there is a special garden. When the Sisters of Providence gave their convent and garden to create the Providence Center for Faith and Healing, they encouraged the hospital to use this gift to … Continue reading

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