Category Archives: nature

~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #157 ~ Getting Away ~

Always, my favorite places to get away involve wilderness, nature, water, and the sense of tranquility I feel when I am away from cities, traffic and jostling crowds. Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾ https://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2021/07/17/lens-artists-photo-challenge-157-getting-away/

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ “Splish Splash!”

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~ Fields and Landscapes ~

Some fields and scenes to add to Cee’s challenge. All taken on the Long Beach Peninsula. Thanks to Cee for providing us so many wonderful challenges. I don’t enter as often as I would like too, however, when I want … Continue reading

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~ TreeSquare ~ Mother Trees ~

Recently I read a fascinating book: Finding The Mother Tree, by Suzanne Simard. Through years of dedicated research she has influenced the practice of Silviculture in Canada and the USA, by proving that “forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ More from Salt Creek Falls ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #155: On The Water ~

What wonderful serendipity that the challenge from Journeys with Jonbo, fits with the activities I have been involved in this week. Every summer I join my sister Diana, and brother-in-law Les, to fish the lakes at the summit of Willamette … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Crescent Creek Sights ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday + A Photo A Week: Unedited ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sand Grabbers ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #149 – Cool Colors – Blue and Green ~

Wrap yourself in the stillness of blue ~ settle into its soft calm ~ drift along with its infinite possibilities ~ to that place of peace within. Step lightly into the freshness of green ~ feel the gentle touch of … Continue reading

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