Category Archives: Interesting Yards

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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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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Wildfires

Fires are being reported all over our State of Washington. The smoke is heavy in our city, blowing in from the West. This was the view from Fish & Wildlife acreage–notice that the mountains are hazy. Walking along the trails … Continue reading

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Ready, Set….Go!

While visiting the Flour Mill and Clinkerdagger’s we looked down at the view of the Spokane River and the falls and noticed this lovely yard. It appeared that a wedding was about to take place–with chairs so neatly placed. Sure … Continue reading

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West Spokane and Singing Frogs

Private ponds always make for great value! This is located on a ten acre parcel close to the Palisades in West Spokane. Around dusk the frogs are singing their songs!

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Campus Sculpture

On the Riverpoint campus there are some very unusual art sculptures. These stone pillars with the round rock on top make me want to test how solid they are! Maybe a gentle shove! Obviously they are long standing at this … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rock Fence

The beauty of a rock fence has enhanced this land for many years! Imagine the work it took to build a fence that has withstood the test of time.

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Mossy Rock Fence

This is another view of the beautiful rock fence pictured yesterday. Such a resourceful way to use the abundant rock!

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Homestead on The Little Spokane River

Everyone loves a picture of a neat barn! This land borders on the Little Spokane River and features several homes with great charm and style. Take note of the fence–the moss reflects how long the rock fence has been standing!

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Mary’s House 2014

This is “Mary’s House” on the campus of Sacred Heart Medical Center. The home is private property being maintained by Mary’s family. It’s especially charming through the snowy trees.

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