Category Archives: nature

~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #103: Surprise ~

  Sometimes I take a photo, like the one below, of a subject (Bufflehead duck) and I’m disappointed when the featured subject is unclear. Then, when I look at the same photograph as a composition, I am pleasantly surprised! ~~~ … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Perfect Pairs ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we continue to navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 102: A Quiet Moment ~

Quiet moments for me happen when what I see is in harmony with itself and fills me with a sense of internal peace. Being a true introvert, I relax when I have the opportunity to quiet my brain and focus … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Downy Fledgling ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾  

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

(All photos taken with iPhone) Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98: Delicate Colors ~

When the ocean roils with waves and wind, it leaves traces on the shore in a symphony of foam. The etherial hues of sea foam are a delight to behold. Light suffused through mist and spray creates a lovely blue … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #97: Pastimes ~

When I retired, eight years ago, my colleagues would ask me, “What are you going to do with your time?” My standard answer was that I planned to focus my energy on the creative passions I’d tucked in around the … Continue reading

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~ Sunday Surprise ~

Sunday morning, while I was making coffee and getting ready for our walk, Jello started baying at the sliding glass door and trying like crazy to climb over it! The last time she made this kind of aĀ ruckus, was when … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

  Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor as we navigate uncharted waters.

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