Category Archives: Being

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes ~

When I was a young girl, my family lived in the center of Washington State, USA. Every summer my parents made sure we kids had a get-away vacation. Sometimes we visited National Parks, and often we camped at quiet places … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 53: Your Choice ~

To be alive on this beautiful planet is near and dear to my heart. Being out in nature sustains me. To look upon a sight that takes my breath away, and lifts me out of my inner unrest, is pure … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #52: Serenity ~

Serenity is subtle The sensation enters my eyes, ears and nose, spreads throughout my mind and body – fills me with peace and asks nothing of me. Sometimes it comes to me in soft pastels with gently lapping water, or … Continue reading

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~ 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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