Category Archives: bugs & critters

~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ The Bee’s Knees ~

Wherever you enjoy your summer gardens please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Stay Cool! ~

Wherever you find refreshment, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wherever you find nature in your journey, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #200: Every Little Thing ~

Many little things have added up to cause me to be late with this post. Still, I am happy to share a few of the little things that brought a smile to my face and prompted me to take a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #198: Light & Shadow ~

This week, Patti invites us to explore the interplay of light and shadow – a favorite subject of mine! In this post are some old favorites plus a couple new ones that I love. The rising sun highlights golden dune … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #174: Shapes and Designs ~

Nature offers us many interesting shapes and designs. Sometimes I’ll take a picture of a scene, like the field of dandelions and sky filled with light puffy clouds below, simply because the repeated pattern delights me! Bubbles on the beach, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169: The Ordinary ~

Here is another challenge right up my alley. When I’m outside, it’s not unusual to find me crouched down to get a photo of some small bit of life passing by. As Jello and I were on our way to … Continue reading

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~ 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 ~ Beach Walk ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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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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