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A flower, for a sunny Friday

I was going to write a longer post in the series I started, about texturing quilts… but it’s a sunny day and the garden is calling me.

So instead, I am offering you a photo of Mount St. Helens last week, when the cloud cover briefly lifted and revealed the caldera and the meandering outflow in the valley below. Spectacular scenery!

Mount St. Helens, April 2015. Photo © Andrée Fredette

On the hills below the volcano, the wildflowers were everywhere…

Indian Paintbrush, Abstracted. Photo © Andrée Fredette

Here is a digitally-manipulated version of Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja), one of those abundant wildflowers below Mount St. Helens last week, in Washington. And now, back outside in the sunny Pacific Northwest…