Category Archives: jello

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: My Photographic Groove ~

One of the things I love about photography is that my camera gives me the opportunity to “capture the moment.” Whether it is a quiet sunset, a surging wave, a golden hour sunrise, a new bird to learn about, or … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: Picking Favourites ~

My opening photo is one taken from the deck of our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, Washington. From winter through spring rain floods the meadows forming ponds that attract resident and migratory birds. This shot is a quintessential … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #184: Travel has taught me ~

Most of my traveling in the past fifteen years has been by automobile and with a dog. So, in response to Amy’s challenge this week, I offer what I have learned to make traveling with a dog comfortable and fun … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #183: Memorable Events ~

Those of you who have followed my blog are familiar with our wonderful beagle, Jello. Last month I featured her on Lens-Artists Challenge #178. Sadly, last week Jello passed away from congestive heart failure. She was with us at the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #178: You Choose ~

Our wonderful beagle, Jello, was born on the Winter Solstice eleven years ago. She came to live with us when she was four. The young man who gave her to us had her papers from Maryland, so we know her … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #163: Keep Walking ~

When I was younger, I was a runner. Then my knees started to give out and I decided walking was better suited to my body. Since joining our family six years ago, Jello has made sure I get at least … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Chillin’ In The Garden ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Missy Jello ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: Colorful April ~

Seems when I’m home in Vancouver, my photos are all about what is growing in my gardens and around the neighborhood, and when I’m at home in Long Beach, my snaps are of birds and beach critters! Amy has invited … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 137: Soft ~

“Softly, as in a morning sunrise… The light of love comes stealingInto a newborn day” Abbey Lincoln “Soft as a whisper in the wind” Lindy Low Le Coq “Soft as the silky-velvet of Beagle ears.” Lindy Low Le Coq Wishing … Continue reading

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