Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year, so I wanted to show more flowers in bloom on our lake island here in SW Washington. This island is named after the Lions Club, who created it for one of their projects. I think it is an amazing place! There is a pathway along the entire length of the island and a pier for fishing. Spring is the prettiest time on this island because the rhododendron bushes are in bloom showing all their lovely colors. They are a very common flower in our region.
They come in shades of pink, orange, yellow and white on the island.
They are a lovely flower with a sweet fragrance.
It was a beautiful clear day when I took these photos. It's so pretty here the pictures kind of take themselves. I can even take nice pics with my little point and shoot camera.
I love soft images. They remind me of a watercolor painting.
This photo came out almost panoramic because of the surface of the water and the trees. I love the old bridge in the background and the patch of coral rhodies.
A lovely cherry blossom tree.
I love the contrast of the smaller flowering tree with the twisting, bare branches of the taller one. It creates such a mystical image.
I wanted to include this totem pole. I'm not sure when it was placed on the island, but it was created by local artisans and has become somewhat faded over time.
Here's a closer view and the jet trail behind it only enhances this image.
I love the wings and all the beautiful detail.
A few closeups of the yellow rhodies. These were my favorite because they look somewhat like honeysuckle and smell just as sweet!
These pictures were taken this past weekend and we finally have some much needed sunshine. I hope you are having some lovely spring weather in your area and thanks for stopping by for the tour!
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