Category Archives: Beagles

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #172: A Day in My Life – Gone Fishing! ~

Trout fishing from boats on beautiful wild northwest lakes is a team sport in my family. We all have a stake in the outcome, so we work together to find where fish are biting, lure them to bite our hook, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169: The Ordinary ~

Here is another challenge right up my alley. When I’m outside, it’s not unusual to find me crouched down to get a photo of some small bit of life passing by. As Jello and I were on our way to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #163: Keep Walking ~

When I was younger, I was a runner. Then my knees started to give out and I decided walking was better suited to my body. Since joining our family six years ago, Jello has made sure I get at least … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artist’s Photo Challenge #161: Feet and Shoes ~

Most summers of my childhood I spent barefoot. Even today, the freedom my feet feel when out of socks and shoes is a relief I sense throughout my body. Pedicures became essential as I aged, and now are a ritual … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #160: Your Inspiration ~

This week Patti asks us to explore what inspires us personally. Of course, I could simply say Nature, however I made myself dig a little deeper. What in nature pulls that cord of imagination, what stirs me to delight? Light … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Chillin’ In The Garden ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: Colorful April ~

Seems when I’m home in Vancouver, my photos are all about what is growing in my gardens and around the neighborhood, and when I’m at home in Long Beach, my snaps are of birds and beach critters! Amy has invited … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #139: Special Moments ~

This week, in response to Tina’s challenge to feature “moments that take your breath away,” I’ve selected five photos taken over the past five years on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State, USA. Each one was a gift from … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 137: Soft ~

“Softly, as in a morning sunrise… The light of love comes stealingInto a newborn day” Abbey Lincoln “Soft as a whisper in the wind” Lindy Low Le Coq “Soft as the silky-velvet of Beagle ears.” Lindy Low Le Coq Wishing … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #136: Theme on the Letter S ~

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