Noise Shield

Have you ever lived in a place where: Your party animal neighbor is still living his 1980s frat house dreams. The tenants upstairs are running a log splitter in their kitchen every night from 6 P.M. to 2 A.M. while roller skating over ball bearings and gravel. You know for a fact that your neighbor […]

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Smoke On The Water

Driving home from a friend’s house late the weekend before, I had to stop to get photos of a toasted cheddar moon and blazing red telluric Mars just above it. Little did I know that, courtesy of the fires raging in Washington, Oregon, and California, we soon wouldn’t be able to see the sky for […]

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’57 Cormorant

Earlier this week I drove down to photograph the latest developments in the West Sammamish River Bridge project. I shared pictures of the three bridges there in The Final Countdown, two of which will soon be lost to time. Almost all of the trees on the west side of the bridges have been removed to […]

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Saluting the Squirrel

Every January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day. What are you doing for the noble, nimble nut-burying ninjas in your backyard this year? Here are some smashing ideas from the National Wildlife Federation. And if you don’t appreciate this compilation of squirrel videos, your cat will. ************************************************************************************* ¬©2016 H. Hiatt/wildninjablog.com. All articles/posts on this blog are […]

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Hawk Herons

Driving through Kenmore, Washington last Sunday– the day of the big Seahawks game versus the Panthers– I spotted these two feathered fans at a major intersection. Kirkland has its cow and coyote statue¬†that is duly decorated for such occasions, but I’d never seen these bike racks gussied up before. So I grabbed ye olde cell […]

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