‘topless’… an update on the cylinder tanks. They took the top portion off at the end of last week & one tank was down this afternoon when I was able to get out to shoot while holding my umbrella to keep the lens rain-free. Thanks for drivin’ by! bb >*<Topless 2015



‘the blue bench’

‘the blue blench’…taken in the fall on the bay during a drizzly day while on a walk with a friend.Thanks for stoppin’ in today! bb >*<blue bench

‘Mud Movie’ & Flower Carpets

Showing now at Pickford is ‘Mud’ starring Matthew McConaughey... I liked it a lot!  bellinghamblog a<|>w*


“Confidently expanding his inquiry into the essence of American masculinity, Nichols’ latest pressure-cooker pastoral conjures a wily figure of endangered Southern chivalry.” Peter Debruge, Variety

…next I want to see ‘Up on Poppy Hill’, I hear it is beautifully done. Check Pickford for movies, the trailers & schedules…

Poppy Hill


The setting is Yokohama in 1963, and the filmmakers lovingly bring to life the bustling seaside town, with its misty harbor, sun-drenched gardens, shops and markets, and some of the most mouthwatering Japanese home-cooking set to film. The story centers on an innocent romance beginning to bud between Umi and Shun, two high school kids caught up in the changing times. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the 1964 Olympics – and the mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. While the children work together to save a dilapidated Meiji era club house from demolition, their tentative relationship begins to blossom. But – in an unexpected twist that parallels what the country itself is facing – a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apar

and…Bellingham’s windy, rainy weekend resulted in carpets of ‘pink blossom snow’ scenes…I found these at the main library along with the ‘red carpet’ in bloom.


‘Pink Petal Stair Carpet’

Pink Petal Stair Carpet 2.27.13


‘Pink Raindrops & Petals Carpet’

Raindrops & Pink Petals Carpet


‘Dazzling Red Flower Carpet’    … thanks for visiting ‘bellingham blog’ a<|>w*

Dazzling Red Flower Carpet