Category Archives: birds

~ Lens-Artists Challenge # 179: Serene ~

I am most serene when near a body of water. Something about the ebb and flow pulls the anxiety out of my bones, leaving me feeling much more tranquil. Blue is the color of serene to my eyes. A bit … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #176 ~ One Image – One Story ~

What bird is this, and what is it doing? Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus “Charadrius ~ Late Latin: ‘a yellowish bird’vociferus ~ vocal, strident, vehement…” Evasion dancein full-furtive flarea plaintive callsounds acrossmown fields and meadow; “follow meover hereaway from my fledglingssee … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Silhouettes ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #175: “Follow Your Bliss” ~

What does it mean to “follow your bliss”? We all make choices in our approach to life and art – to follow your bliss is to pursue that which provides you happiness and joy. It is quite likely you have … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Nature Walks ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday on Thursday ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Autumn In The Air ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #162: It’s all About the Light ~

Light on the west coast USA changes every day, all day long, all year through. In response to Tina’s challenge, this week I offer a few case-in-point examples, starting with the effect of fog compared to clear bright sunlight. “In … 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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