Category Archives: Being

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Cooling ~

Yes, I have been busy with other important facets of my life, yet I’ve missed posting regularly. Now I see that Tina Schell, and three other bloggers (previously unknown to me) have developed a consortium to provide those who loved … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Word Showers ~

April is national poem writing month (napowrimo). Thank you for reminding me, dear friend Judi Goldberg (judgo). 4/1 a poem a day what joy to have a purpose to write in April 4/2 keeps me distracted thinking of Caligula his boorish bumbles 4/3 sunshine … Continue reading

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~ We Walk Our Talk! ~

Tom McCall Waterfront Park On the Willamette River ~ A rainy day! On the march, we passed a small dragon-float representing none other than Big Bother himself! Attendance at this rally and march is estimated at between 75,000 and 100,000. … Continue reading

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~ Wenatchee ~

It was difficult to leave Shady Pines Resort on Friday. We liked the cabin, the intimacy of the resort and I was pleased at how unspoiled the entire place remains. On the road to Wenatchee, we drove into a thunderstorm … Continue reading

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~ Shady Pines Resort – Conconully, Washington ~

When I was in grade school, my parents would bundle us kids into the pickup with camping gear and fishing boat, and drive from Wenatchee to ‘Harry’s Resort’ (now Shady Pines) on Conconully Reservoir, near Omak. My memories of those … Continue reading

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~ At Jocelyn’s Cabin In The Woods ~

Jocelyn met us in Newport and we drove in tandem to her cabin. Her husband is working so he can’t be here, and both children are grown and making their way in life. Jocelyn and I met when we both … Continue reading

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