Category Archives: nature

~ 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 ~ New Moon High Tide ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #122: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow ~ Silver Linings ~

The past few days have been stormy here in Long Beach, Washington USA. Sometimes the cloud formations are stunning, and especially so when the sun peeks through. For this week’s challenge, I offer a series of Silver Linings – signs … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 116 ~ Symmetry ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Midnight Rune Writer ~

Alloniscus perconvexus

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Brown Pelicans Return ~

A colony of about 100 Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) were gathered along the shoreline when Jello and I took our morning walk, September 14, 2020. What a joy to watch them flying above the waves, swimmingĀ in the splash and swash … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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

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