Category Archives: birds

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 133: My Photography Journey ~

Growing up I was influenced by my Grandfather Twitchell, who absolutely loved Polaroid cameras (immediate gratification!), and my Dad, who studied lenses and used light meters to take photos when he was hunting on horseback in the Cascade and Blue … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Upon Reflection ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Walk ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129: Favorite images from 2020 ~

In mid-March, Creighton, Jello and I were enjoying time at our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, when Washington Governor Inslee, issued a stay in place decree. We compared the coronavirus case-count/death-count for Clark County (145/8) and Pacific County … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Least Sandpipers & Black-bellied Plovers ~ December 13, 2020 ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #123 ~ Found In the Neighborhood ~

Looking out across 24 acres of dune-meadow-wetland, I am greeted by banks of clouds billowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Shorebirds were migrating through last week. Several hundred sanderling, plovers and sandpipers, feasted and rested at ebb tide Friday, November … Continue reading

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Storm Surge ~

Friday morning, November 13: Evidence of a storm brewing. Big clouds stream from the south along our western horizon. Deposits of wave generated sea foam extend along the shoreline at ebb tide. Sunday, November 15. Yesterday and today, gale force … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Maybe Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch ~

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Patterns in Nature ~

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