Category Archives: Beagles

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #9: Action ~

I have been out of action on WP this past week while my sister and I travelled to northern Idaho to visit our cousins, Duncan and David. We had reunited with Duncan (after thirty-odd years of not being in contact), … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Mirror images or reflections ~

Reflections and mirror images abound in nature, though taking out color makes this challenge more tricky!  Jello paused just long enough for me to snap this shot with her reflection and shadow in the receding tide at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Dog Days ~ Climate Transformation ~

This region is about to surpass the last record for number of days with temperatures at or above 90f (33c). No doubt about it – dog days are here. Jello soaks up healing from warm gravel and sunshine. Once sufficiently … Continue reading

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~ Low Tide Sunrise ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ In My Shady Garden ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

     Place in the World

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge: I’d Rather Be… ~

Upon my retirement over five years ago, my time has been mine to manage. When I think “I’d rather be…” I have to say “…and what/who is stopping me?” As I scrolled through my ever-expanding email inbox this morning, I … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach + WPC: Serene ~

Our morning didn’t start out serene — quite the opposite! Around 4:30 a wild call from outside aroused both Jello and me. “Loon?” — I wondered — “not at this time of day!”  Then the yips started — little barks … Continue reading

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