Farewell Port Angeles, it's been swell. Due to a job situation I am moving away from the area, the blog will stay up as an archive.

Monday, December 31, 2007

Have a Happy and (safe)New Years Eve!

Sunday, December 30, 2007

We're experiencing a nice rainy end to 2007.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

Living in the shadow of a National Park attracts quite a few people who love trucks.

Friday, December 28, 2007

I caught this just before the birds took off, they must not like being photographed!

Thursday, December 27, 2007

A beautiful sunset to end Christmas Day.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Some beautiful costumes and photos from a local production of the Nutcracker.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Monday, December 24, 2007

Happy Christmas Eve!

Sunday, December 23, 2007

A different take on the Christmas tree at Cottage Queen.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

A classic shopping situation at Alley Cat Boutique on First Street. The men have the couch while the ladies do their last minute Christmas shopping.

Friday, December 21, 2007

A festive front yard on West 8th Street.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Oh...our Seahawks...what is there to say.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

More art from Gales Addition, this was painted last year.

Monday, December 17, 2007

A golden elephant has appeared in Gales Addition. The owners of Curtis Interiors had this specially made for their shop.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Last night the Irish Tenors visited Port Angeles, it was amazing! They have pure, beautiful voices that moved many to tears. Hopefully they'll include us on their next tour!

Saturday, December 15, 2007

The bread has arrived!

Friday, December 14, 2007

Our branch of the North Olympic Library System is a beautiful place. It was built about 10 years ago.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

A dry peaceful place at City Hall.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

A view of Mt. Baker from Port Angeles.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Sunset on Ediz Hook.

Monday, December 10, 2007

George Washington keeping watch at City Hall.

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Boats tucked in for the night on Ediz Hook.

Saturday, December 8, 2007

It's a Merry Christmas at the Coast Guard base.

Friday, December 7, 2007

The snowline is inching it's way down the Olympic Mountains.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Metal art silhouette on Front Street.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Yesterday was a day for boots! Our area had extremely rainy weather that caused damage and power outages. All of western Washington was hit hard by this storm.

Monday, December 3, 2007

Swains General Store is a little slice of Port Angeles, all under one roof.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

A pretty red tree at Necessities and Temptations, downtown by the ferry dock.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

December Theme Day - Bridges
Our town has two main bridges that are being replaced. This is all that is left of one of them.

Boston (MA), USA - San Diego (CA), USA - Stayton (OR), USA - New York City (NY), USA - Portland (OR), USA - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Inverness (IL), USA - Singapore, Singapore - Stockholm, Sweden - Setúbal, Portugal - Brussels, Belgium - Phoenix (AZ), USA - Seattle (WA), USA - Hyde, UK - Manila, Philippines - Fort Lauderdale (FL), USA - London, England - Austin (TX), USA - Toulouse, France - Weston (FL), USA - Sesimbra, Portugal - Selma (AL), USA - Silver Spring (MD), USA - Saarbrücken, Germany - Cleveland (OH), USA - Crystal Lake (IL), USA - American Fork (UT), USA - Seoul, South Korea - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Norwich (Norfolk), UK - North Bay (ON), Canada - Arradon, France - Paderborn, Germany - Durban, South Africa - Philadelphia (PA), USA - Cypress (TX), USA - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Prague, Czech Republic - Portland (OR), USA - Greenville (SC), USA - Boston (MA), USA - Port Angeles (WA), USA - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Wichita (Ks), USA - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Petaling Jaya (Selangor), Malaysia - Grenoble, France - New York City (NY), USA - Nottingham, UK - Hobart (Tasmania), Australia - Arlington (VA), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Miami (FL), USA - Cheltenham, UK - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Saratoga Spgs. (NY), USA - Las Vegas (NV), USA - Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Nashville (TN), USA - Toruń, Poland - New Orleans (LA), USA - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Melbourne, Australia - Moscow, Russia - Trujillo, Peru - Château-Gontier, France - Quincy (MA), USA - Melbourne, Australia - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Joplin (MO), USA - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Brookville (OH), USA - Chateaubriant, France - Chandler (AZ), USA - Stavanger, Norway - Baziège, France - Auckland, New Zealand - Wellington, New Zealand - Ocean Township (NJ), USA - Subang Jaya (Selangor), Malaysia - Detroit (MI), USA - Riga, Latvia - Nelson, New Zealand - Budapest, Hungary - Cape Town, South Africa - Sydney, Australia - Dunedin (FL), USA - Sofia, Bulgaria - Radonvilliers, France - Turin, Italy - Montpellier, France - Kansas City (MO), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Haninge, Sweden - Wailea (HI), USA - Lubbock (TX), USA - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea - Terrell (TX), USA - Mexico City, Mexico - Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation - Budapest, Hungary - Montréal (QC), Canada - Sharon (CT), USA - Le Guilvinec, France - Jefferson City (MO), USA - Saigon, Vietnam - London, UK - Crepy-en-Valois, France - Orlando (FL), USA - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Paris, France - Mainz, Germany - Newcastle (NSW), Australia - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Darmstadt, Germany - Naples (FL), USA - Torino, Italy - Saint Louis (MO), USA - Bogor, Indonesia - The Hague, Netherlands

Friday, November 30, 2007

Another view of First Street, Christmas has arrived in Port Angeles!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

A festive window display at the store Baby Grand.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Port Angeles has a fairly large collection of public art, especially for a town this size. This piece has a little coin collection box for continuing support.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Christmas decorations are starting to show up around town.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Winter landscaping in the Northwest.

Sunday, November 25, 2007

The new Gateway Transit Center is starting to take shape.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Friday, November 23, 2007

Have you sent off your Christmas cards yet?

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Frozen turkeys chillin' in the freezer, but not for long!!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Finally! This drive by mailbox was recently installed on Front Street. I only know of two other places in town with these. The main post office on First, and another in front of Taco Time on First. Do you know of any more?

Monday, November 19, 2007

One more photo from the same area as yesterdays post. It is quite a beautiful little valley. With mountains to the east and water to the west.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

A view of the Olympics from Four Seasons Ranch.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Friday, November 16, 2007

Some lighting options at Thurman supply.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

I love this little sign, it has probably been on the fence for decades.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

The remnants of Halloween.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

The Dream Playground at Erickson Park.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Happy Veteran's Day
to all of those who have worked to keep us free.