With Easter the fairy slippers have come to Center Island. The fairy slipper, or calypso orchid, is a tiny ornament on the forest floor, easily missed if you don’t know to look for it. The gnat atop this orchid shows its size.
Published by Brian J. Cantwell
A former travel and outdoors editor at The Seattle Times, I'm now exploring Washington's San Juan Islands on my classic runabout and trying not to smash my fingers with the hammer while I fix up my island cabin. View all posts by Brian J. Cantwell